10 Forgotten essentials that should be on your uni packing list

06 Aug 2019
By Ellie M., Post-grad at University of Glasgow

There’s almost nothing worse than being at university, maybe hours away from home, and suddenly realising you just need that thing that you left in a drawer in your room because you never thought to bring it with you – and yet, right now, it would be so useful!

I’ve been there too, kicking myself because if I’d just thought to pack it when I had moved, it would make life so much easier. And now you have to trudge off to the shop and buy one.

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Crafter, casual gamer, and future forest ranger. I'm Ellie and I graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2021 with a degree in Film Studies and Theatre. I grew up in rural Aberdeenshire and am still trying to figure this ‘adult’ thing out.