Packing For Freshers: 9 Essential items you WILL forget to pack
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You’ve had three months off to pack and prepare but that doesn’t mean you’re organised - far from. And, even if you are one of those freakishly-organised list makers who’s spent at least the last couple of weeks stock-checking your boxes, just like going on holiday, there will always be SOMETHING you’ve forgotten! But don’t panic. After three years of Ikea trips and pressure packed boots I have compiled a definitive list of the most essential things you might not think about but that you absolutely should NOT have to live without. 1. A plug adaptor for your electric toothbrush/razor It might surprise you but at some point in your uni career you may get up early enough to shave or get home sober enough to remember to clean your teeth! And hey, we all know electrical gadgets make these menial tasks all the less effort right? But, as practical as they may seem, these useful little gadgets require a little power to make your lives that much easier. 2. Toenail clippers! Yes, I know what you’re thinking. Don’t even remember the last time you saw a pair of those right? Well, believe it or not, I can personally guarantee that at some point this term you’ll find yourself spontaneously craving a pair of these beauties when those three months of toenail growth put you up a shoe size! 3. Batteries You’d be surprised how many things need batteries; how many things that need batteries don’t come with batteries; and how quickly those batteries you keep moving from appliance to appliance seem to run out. 4. Multiple socket extension lead
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