University Starters: Moving Out Gift Guide

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It seems as though it only just arrived, but August is nearly over. A Level results day has come and gone and, with September fast approaching, many school leavers and parents are turning their attention toward the next important change: university.

It’s no secret that starting university can be a big adjustment, but it’s easy to forget that this doesn’t apply just to students; having a child fly the nest can be a bit jarring for parents too- especially since they don’t have the fun of Freshers’ Week to ease them in!

Whether you’re an expectant student with pre-university nerves, or a parent bracing yourself for an unusually quiet few months, it’s important to reassure your loved one that distance doesn’t change a thing: home is where your family is.

We’ve compiled a perfect list of gifts for mothers and daughters to exchange as they embark upon a new chapter in life.

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Alex and Ani MONOPOLY House Bangle, £24

This sweet design, featuring an iconic MONOPOLY house, symbolises roots, security and love. With its accompanying meaning card, this charming bangle is the perfect token to carry your home in your heart, wherever you go.

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The Giving Keys from £30

The key is both associated with home, and a symbol of unlocking new opportunities. Embrace the new experience of university while cherishing your roots with a LOVE or GRATEFUL Giving Key necklace. If you feel your loved one is in need of support, pass your key forward.

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Mantra Necklaces from £20

Tell your loved one exactly how much they mean to you with a thoughtful Mantra. Each piece of jewellery comes with a positive affirmation on a beautiful meaning card, with space on the back for a thoughtful message. No matter how far away you are, they can carry that thought with them in the form of a dainty necklace or bracelet.

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Daniel Wellington Watches from £89

These classically designed watches by Daniel Wellington feature interchangeable Nato and leather straps, named after British universities. Honour your (or your loved one’s) alma mater with a beautiful timepiece.

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