What to pack

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Important documents

  1. Proof of ID
    • UK students: passport or UK long birth certificate
    • EEA or Swiss students: passport or national identity card, international students: passport and visa
  2. Official University of Leicester documents, including your acceptance letter
  3. Finance and bank information – such as a bank statement or sponsor’s letter
  4. Accommodation documents – such as confirmation of your confirmation, arrival slot and address details
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Daily items

  1. Money
  2. Phone charger
  3. Mobile phone
  4. UK plugs
  5. Clothes
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Health and wellbeing

  1. Medication and medical information
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Bedroom items

  1. Bedding and sheets
  2. Mattress protector
  3. Clothes airer
  4. Laundry basket
  5. Coat hangers
  6. Decorations to make it feel like home
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Bathroom items

  1. Towels
  2. Toiletries
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Kitchen items

  1. Mugs
  2. Cutlery
  3. Plates
  4. Bowls
  5. Glasses
  6. Tea towels
  7. Oven gloves
  8. Pots and pans
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Course items

  1. Notebooks
  2. Folders
  3. Pens
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Electronic items

  1. Laptop
  2. USB stick
  3. Headphones
  4. Extension lead

To make life easier for you, you can purchase the following from our shop, and if you order by 48 hours before you arrive, they will be delivered to your halls of residence:

  1. Kitchen items including kitchen pack, toaster or rice cooker
  2. Bathroom towels
  3. Bedding pack