How To Make Halls Feel Like Home

Jade Tomlinson | Updated

Son, daughter, grandchild, nephew, niece or friend of the family; at this time of the year most of us know someone that is planning their move to university. So why not let them know about our Back to Uni collection, a budget friendly range perfect for refreshing their student digs!

Choosing where to go to university is a big decision, but so is choosing your decor! Whether you’re moving into halls for the first time as a fresher or relocating to a new student house as a returning student, adding that personal touch to your room is vital to ensure you have a comfortable and inviting living space.

Chosen by our designers, here are some of our favourite back to uni picks:

Skinnydip Daisy Bedding Set

Daisy Bedding Set

When renting as a student there isn't much you can do to personalise your space, so choosing a pretty bedding set is key to making it warm and inviting!

Many people chose their university bedding in the mad rush to get everything ready, but it is definitely worth spending more time searching and investing a little bit more in your bedding if you want it to last for the many years that you will be living at university.

One of our student favourites is the Daisy bedding set from popular brand Skinnydip. This contrasting floral duvet cover set will go with all décor types and is sure to create a happy and warming atmosphere in your uni room.

Catherine Lansfield Tie Dye Seersucker Bedding Set

Tie Dye Bedding

The perfect choice for student living, seersucker bedding is super soft and very unlikely to crease! This lovely bedding will not only help you get a cosy night sleep in your noisy student halls, but there is no need for ironing! Because really who has time for ironing in-between all of the studying and partying?

The Tiedye Seersucker bedding by Catherine Lansfield is the perfect choice, matching a youthful tie-dye design with the popular seersucker material. Starting at only £14.50, this trendy bedding is a cheap and cheerful option for students who can't afford to break the bank on bedding but still want high quality!

Cath Kidston Busy Bee Cushion

Busy Bee Cushion

Calling all busy bees! Adding accent cushions to your university room is perfect for giving your room character and will definitely make your halls feel more like home.

You will certainly be busy at uni so the Busy bee cushion by Cath Kidston is a perfect choice for sprucing up your bedding! This super cute cushion not only looks lovely but can be used to make your new room comfier.

Skinnydip Peachy Throw

Peachy Throw

Unsure how to add colour to your bland uni accommodation? Throws are great for adding pops of colour and pattern to your room, whilst also being useful for keeping you warm too.

Introducing a throw will add layers to your bedding, completely transforming a boring space into a homely sanctuary!

The Peachy throw from Skinnydip is a super soft throw featuring tons of cute little peaches, perfect for transforming your room into an inviting space for working, sleeping and living!

Cath Kidston Bathroom Towels

Cath Kidston Towels

Whether it’s when you first move to university or further down the line, it is certainly worth spending a little more for super soft fluffy towels!

Having soft towels can make you feel like you are living the life of luxury in a hotel room rather than your basic student accommodation.

Our brand-new range of bathroom towels features designs from Cath Kidston and Orla Kiely, they come in a range of sizes so that you can co-ordinate your hand towels, bath towels and bath mat to create a complete look! Don't worry, these high-quality towels are sure to see you through to the end of your studies.

Fitted Sheets

Plain Dye Fitted Sheet

An absolute must have for moving out, is buying some fresh sheets! No doubt you won't be the first fresher to be spending the night on your mattress, so getting yourself a soft, high quality fitted sheet can transform your new bed!

But don't worry you don't have to overspend to do so, our fitted sheets start at just £9.89 so are budget friendly and have a 200-thread count cotton percale to ensure a cosy night’s sleep in your new digs!

Our plain dye fitted sheets are deep to allow for thicker mattresses and are available in a range of colours so that you can keep your bedding looking coordinated! Why not purchase some matching housewife or oxford pillowcases too?