7 College Going Away Gifts That Students Will Love

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College going away gifts

Our list of College Going Away Gifts will help the student in your life during one of the biggest transitions so far in their lives. Students going away to college need to learn a bunch of skills quickly and for many it can be overwhelming. So our list will help both give you peace of mind and them the best start they can have. So dig in.

Top College Going Away Gifts

WiFi Digital Picture Frame
This is one of our favorite gifts for college students. This digital frame displays family photos to remind the student of home. But the best bit is that the frame has its own email address so photos can be shared around the family. This is a great idea to both keep in touch and help ward off homesickness blues.
The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College
This book is in our list of best gifts for college students due to the down to earth and sensible advice it gives. Written by a New York Times writer, this book gives the new college student a whole bunch of advice you didn't even know they needed. It has been a best seller for many years so you really won't go wrong with this gift.

Tech Gifts for Students

Active Noise Canceling Headphones
Over-ear headphones will enable students to listen to their favorite music while canceling out any background noise. These headphones come with state of the art functionality and are highly rated. They also have Awareness Mode which is a great safety feature when out and about. A useful and cool college gift.

Student Food and Drink Gifts

Healthy, Quick & Easy College Cookbook
With all of the new experiences and challenges, cooking a healthy meal can seem like a step too far for freshers at college. This book has a really great introduction that takes the student through equipment, shopping and a whole host of other tips. The recipes are clearly laid out and feature cooking time, calories and number of ingredients to give added confidence. This is one of the college going away gifts that you could give well in advance and help the fresher get started and practice recipes.

Student Dorm Gifts

Super Soft Blanket
This super soft blanket has multiple uses. A great wrap for colder nights of studying, snuggling while reading a text book, a picnic blanket or even for a festival. These blankets come in a choice of colors and sizes so a great gift for a college student.

Student Study Gifts

Personalized College Going Away Gifts

We love personalized gifts, they instantly show that you have taken the time to think of a great gift well in advance so huge kudos as a gift giver.

Personalized Desk Organiser
This a great gift for college boys. It can be personalized with many font and icon options and will charge a number of smartphones. There is room for a wallet and other personal items. It comes highly recommended and is made of wood so isn't damaging the planet.

Fun and Quirky College Gifts

Magnetic Poetry College Kit
We love this idea from the people who made the original magnetic poetry. It will help any student make friends in a communal space so is a great gift option. The words are tailored to college students, with words like dorm and pizza. This is a fun and cheap gift for college students so ticks lots of boxes.

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Last update on 2023-01-28 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API