Packing List for Students planning to Study in UK

Its Mid August and most students would be busy getting everything in place to fly out to start their course for the September intake. Sure you must be excited to start a new journey of your life while studying in UK, but in this excitement and frenzy students tend to overlook some important aspect and forget to pack some essentials. So here is a list that will help you pack and ensure that you fully utilize the 52 Kg baggage allowance provided by most airlines for students studying in UK.


List of  Things to Pack for Students planning to Study in UK



1)    Jeans/ Trousers

2)    T-Shirts/ Sweat Shirts

3)    Formal Shirt

4)    Tie

5)    One Formal Suit (For Presentation and Interviews)

6)    Leather Jacket (Short or Long)

7)    Thermal Inner wear

8)    Woolen Sweater/Cardigan

9)    Woolen gloves/socks/cap

10)  Wind Cheater

11)   Umbrella

12)   Track pants/ Sports wear

13)   Sports Shoes

14)   Formal Leather Shoes

15)   Slippers

16)   Haversack (Bag to carry to college)

17)   Leather Belts (Formal and Casual)

18)   Night Ware

19)   Under garments

20)   Towels/ Napkins

21)   Bed sheets/Pillow Covers


Note: Bed Packs & Duets are very easily available in Malls in UK at £30 – £ 40 (This will reduce your weight).


Miscellaneous Things

1)    3 Adapters ( Indian Round pin to UK Square pin)

2)    Clothes line (Nylon rope to Dry Clothes)

3)    Clothes Clips

4)    Small non stick frying pan

5)    Small Cooker

6)    Forks, spoons and Knives

7)    2 Melamine Plates

8)    Coffee/Tea Mug

9)    Masalas


Personal Effects

1)    Scissors / Nail Cutter / Comb

2)    Shaving Kit

3)    Hair Oil

4)    Soap/Shampoo/

5)    4 Toothpastes / 3Toothbrushes

6)    Deodorants/Perfumes

7)    Body Lotion/Lip Balm (For Dry Skin in Winter)

8)    Sun Glasses

9)    Digital Camera / SD Card / Video Camera (If you wish to carry)

10)   GSM Mobile Phone (All UK Sim Cards will work in your phone)



1)    USB Pen Drive

2)    Laptop

3)    All Software (Office, Windows, Anti Virus etc.)

4)    Blank CD’s / DVD’s

5)    1 Dozen Pens (good Quality)

6)    20 Passport Photos (formals in Tie or Suit)

7)    20 Photocopies of recommendation Letters, Work and Academic (Scan and have them on your Pen Drive)

8)    20 Copies of your Resume (Also have them in soft copy)

9)    Diary


Note: Students are not advised to carry Text Books since they are suggested by your professors in UK


First Aid Kit

Please consult your personal Doctor in India before you carry the below Medicines to make sure you don’t have any side effects.

1)    Anti Biotic – (Cold/Cough/Viral/Flu)

2)    Anti Allergy (Alegra)

3)    Crocin/Combiflam (Pain Killers)

4)    Isabgol / Digene / Eno Salt

5)    Diarrhea

6)    Multi Vitamins

7)    Anti Septic Creams (Cuts and Soars)

8)    Dettol

9)    Bandages


College / University Documents

– Offer Letters

– Copy of Your Draft/ Fee Reciept

– Foreign Exchange for Living Expenses (Approx. £2,500) Travellers Cheques or Cash

– Air Ticket Printout

– Passport

– Passport Photo Copies

– Important Telephone Numbers

– Chest X Ray

– Blood Test Report (HIV)


And if you still forget to pack some thing, don’t worry you can always contact us and we will have it sent through any of our students flying out in the near future.



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