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Student Essentials

Get uni ready - Your one-stop shop for uni essentials
Whether you are fresh into halls or kitting out your house share, we have everything you need for university.

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Freshers essentials

Not sure what to take? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with all the kit you’ll need. Meaning less stress and more time having a great first year. Take a look around…

Freshers food shopping and cooking ideas

Meal Ticket Cards

A simple and easy way for friends or family to help keep your fridge (and stomach) full.

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Sainsbury's Annual Delivery Pass

Struggling to get to the shops? Don’t worry, Sainsbury’s can deliver to you. So, you can sit back and relax…we mean study.

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Student recipes

Practice your cooking skills with these easy and delicious recipes – perfect for any student budget.

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Best laptops for university

Getting the right laptop for university is a big decision. Because it’s more than just a machine, it’s your course buddy – supporting you from that first fresher-week essay to those late coffee-filled nights perfecting your dissertation. You need a laptop that can keep up with you so we’ve handpicked ones that best suit your university course.


Don’t know your RAM from your SSD?


Check out our handy laptop buying guide.


Creative and design courses

Doing a lot of design or editing?

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Big data courses

Handling a lot of data?

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Essay writing, research and everyday use

Mainly essay writing and note taking?

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Social and leisure

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