University Gift Ideas for your Grandchildren

Many young people are about to take a big step into the next stage of their lives. This is a time where a gift may be greatly appreciated. Unless living at home, they will be fully independent which means they have a long shopping list of items they previously took for granted.

Before getting anything for your Grandchildren, make sure to find out if they have anything already – duplicates can create difficulty when travelling in a tightly packed car. Once you know what they don’t have, you’ll be in a much better position to contribute towards their necessities.

Here are our 10 gift ideas.

Miguel Barclay’s Super East One Pound Meals  is a brilliant resource for any student that isn’t catered. With a maximum cost of one pound per serving, this cookbook will help teach your Grandchildren how to prepare nutritious food without breaking the bank.

Basic cutlery is an essential but easily forgotten item that you can guarantee they will get use out of.

Crockery, similarly to cutlery will never fail to have use.

A slow cooker is massively helpful for students who do not like cooking but still want delicious meals. The main advantage of using a slow cooker is you can throw in the ingredients and leave it for the day, making an entire meal in one pot and still have plenty of portions left for the rest of the week.

Pans are a much appreciated gift due to their usefulness in day to day life.

Pillows are one of the the best value gifts you could get for somebody and would certainly be appreciated.

Tupperware containers allow your Grandchild to enter the wonderful world of meal prep! It’ll mean they can have hassle free meals ready for whenever they are hungry.

USB memory sticks are incredibly useful for backing up assignments thus avoiding unwanted panic if a file gets corrupted last minute.

An alarm clock will be a life saver for those days when their phone is dead.

Ear plugs are useful for those nights when you just need to get some rest. The peace and quiet they bring will be invaluable.

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