Are you starting college next year? Here’s college essentials checklist to help ease up things in your first semester.

It is back to school season, and this is the most exciting and difficult time for most parents and students. Graduating from high school to a varsity student can be challenging. Starting varsity is like starting a new chapter in your life. You are probably going to spend most of your time scratching your head trying to decide what to take with you when you move out. It is for these reasons why we want to help you settle in your new chapter fast and easy. Check out our varsity essential checklist.


  1. Bedroom

If you are lucky enough to get a commune or res, check with your school or varsity residential manager because some accommodations come with a single bed for first-year students. Do not forget to bring your favorite bedroom items that will remind you of your cozy and familiar space as this will help you feel at home.

  • Pillows and pillowcases.

This pillow molds to the contours of the body reducing pressure in sensitive regions helping the peripheral blood circulation. Get it for R 299.95.

  • Laundry basket


This handy laundry basket folds easy for storage, get it for R 149.99.

  • Blankets

Get this warm, soft and cozy blanket for R 499.

2. Kitchen

Again, if you will be moving to a commune or sharing accommodation in most cases they do provide you with cutlery, crockery, and all kitchen essentials. Call your varsity accommodation manager and see if you can leave some of your cutlery at home. You don't have to buy every kitchen utensils. 

  • Utensils

Get this set of 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Potato server, 1 Slotted turner, 1 Soup ladle, 1 Solid spoon, and 1 Spaghetti server for only R 249.95.

  • Bin

Every home needs a dustbin and this will help you store away all the unwanted items. Get this stainless steel dustbin for R 149.95.


  • Microwave

  1. Bathroom

You might have to share with five people, one person or have a whole bathroom to yourself. If you are sharing with other students it might be worth communicating with each other to avoid ending up with 5 of the same item.

  • Grooming set

Full-size trimmer, Detail trimmer, Nose trimmer, Beard and stubble, Comb with 18 settings, 1.18 mm, Hair trimmer comb with 18 settings, 3-20 mm for R399.

  • Washing cloth

Royal face cloths for R 69.00.

  • Body towels


100% Cotton Luxury Towels

Assorted Colours for R39.95 each.

  1. Gadget

Every student should own a laptop for research and writing assignments or even taking notes in class. When it comes to some gadgets like speakers, tv, etc you might have to check with your landlord or manager to take with you. Some students accommodation prohibits loud music therefore you may not be allowed to bring your sound system or speakers.

Check with them before you start packing your gadgets.

  • Laptop +charger

HP AMD G6 Notebook + HP Printer + Windows 10 Pro for R 4,999.00.

  • Colour printer


Epson L3150 Inkjet Colour Printer was R 5,999.99 now R 2,699.99 only.

This compact 3-in-1 EcoTank with Wi-Fi Direct delivers on all fronts thanks to a sleek and compact design, mobile printing and efficient technology. This reliable cartridge-free printer features an enhanced ink filling system and easy to use ink bottles. Thanks to the included three years' worth of ink1, you'll be able to save up to 90% on the cost of ink.

  • USB stick

Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter for R 449.00.

  • Upgrade your computer to revolutionary 867 Mbps Wireless AC
  • Connect to a Wireless N network at up to 300 Mbps
  • 5 Gbps USB 3.0 connection to computer
  • Powered by the computer’s USB port
  • One-touch connection to router with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)


  • Digital Voice Recorder

Easy notes recording with one-touch recording. The Voice Tracer 1150 is the perfect voice recorder for capturing notes, ideas and thoughts on the go. Thanks to PC connection you can share your voice files very easily. Get this perfect gadget for recording class sessions for only R 1,199.00.

We hope this list will help cut short your back and forth trips to the shops. Remember, you cannot have everything all at once. You need to start with the most important items and the rest you will upgrade as years goes by. 

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