Fresh Ideas for Going-Away Gifts

Send a friend or loved one off to university for the first time with a present that they will really appreciate. Stuck for ideas? Have a look at this selection of cool gifts that will show just how much you are going to miss your fresher without breaking the bank.


Snap-Happy | Make sure that your loved one never feels too far from home by packing a photo album full of snapshots of the time you have spent together. Check out the Personalised Photo Album from Asda Gifts – a gift that cannot fail to show how much you care.

The Spice of Life | Get them started on their independent culinary journey with a 12-piece Herbs and Spices set from Littlewoods, or get their taste buds tingling with the Student Cookbook from Debenhams.


In the Drink | Your friend or relative will remember you every time they make a cuppa if you opt for a Personalised Mug from Isme. If you think your fresher is not likely to spend that much time drinking tea, how about a Personalised Wine Glass from Getting Personal, or a Personalised Pint Glass from

Sniff Out the Ideal Gift | Make sure your student pal is a hit during Fresher’s Week with a top-quality fragrance. She will love Thierry Mugler Angel for Her Eau de Parfum, available from, while he cannot fail to be impressed by a bottle of Tommy Hilfiger’s Loud Men.