What to bring

Halls Bedroom

Personal items

  • Duvet/quilt cover (remember we provide you with a new duvet/quilt, mattress protector and pillow)
  • Sheet
  • Pillowcase
  • Towels
  • Coathangers
  • Headset/headphones (so that your music doesn’t annoy other people)
  • Laundry bag 
  • British Standard adaptor/transformer for electrical items (international students only)

It’s also important to bring things that will help to make you feel more at home – photos, posters, blankets, cushions, a rug, decorations etc.

tulips in kitchen

Items for the kitchen

The kitchens have a cooker, fridge freezer, kettle, toaster, toasted sandwich maker and microwave oven

You may want to bring:

  • Cutlery, dishes, mugs, glasses (enough for yourself and a friend)
  • Cooking utensils
  • A couple of pots and pans
  • Storage jars or plastic containers
  • Tea towel
  • Dish cloth

There are lots of shops close to campus where you can buy anything you have forgotten!

Kitchen utensils

Shared items

You and your flatmates might want to buy some items jointly such as:

  • Oven gloves
  • Tin opener
  • Chopping board
  • Washing up liquid
  • Kitchen knives
  • Cleaning products
  • Dishes, mugs, glasses
  • Cloths
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Toilet tissue/kitchen roll

Items not permitted

What not to use in your bedroom:

  • Electric blankets
  • Kettles
  • Toasters
  • Fridges/freezers (unless for medical purposes – requires prior approval from Accommodation Services)
  • Rice cookers

What not to use anywhere in residences:

  • Additional heaters
  • Deep fat fryers, chip pans
  • Non-Circuit Laundry washing machines or tumble dryers
  • Pellet or paintball guns
  • Plastic inflatable furniture or ornaments
  • Bongs, smoking pipes, shisha pipes
  • Fireworks or sparklers
  • Block adaptors
  • Additional fridges/freezers
  • Subwoofer loudspeakers
  • Electric grills/hot plates
  • Perfumed oil lamps
  • Additional sofas and mattresses
  • Candles, incense sticks/cones