Surviving University

University is a daunting place for first timers, it’s one of many steps that we can choose to take in our lives. According to UCAS in 2017 one in three youngsters in England were awarded university places. Each year we are seeing a small increase in university applicants, but do they all know the best ways to survive and the essential items needed to get through Freshers week and beyond.

Freshers week, one of the many firsts for students, it’s a great chance to make a good first impression. Fresher’s week doesn’t loosely translate to drinking to your heart’s content or looking like a zombie; it’s actually much more significant. Students will potentially have welcome lectures, advisory meetings, and how-to presentations with relevant tutors. This will be their chance to form friendships, check out the local amenities, sign up different societies – who knows there may even be a Quidditch and Harry Potter society for all your wizarding needs.

So how do you help students survive the challenges of Fresher’s Week whilst also making a lasting impression?

Premier Print & Promotions work with many universities so have tried and tested the range of options to help you support students as they go through a wave of potential problems. Essentials Kits are a great promotional gift for any university newcomer as they have a large branding area as well as containing items that will actually be of use – you can even customize what’s inside.


Each Essentials Kits can include:

  • First Aid items
  • Stationery
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Accessories
  • Toiletries
  • Sports Items
  • Sundries
  • Small Gadgets


Most of you may know that starting university can be a test of will power and a good demonstration of how well you cope with learning to budget, manage time and meeting new people, not to mention a bit of a wakeup call to those who thought it would be easy.

You might not think that First Aid Kits would be a potential necessity when moving into your student flat or dorm. Student’s parents are often worried about how their children will cope when accidents happen when they are away from their watchful eye; most universities offer helplines and advice for these incidents, however if you’re located off campus, what is the best thing to do? A small essential First Aid Kit is possibly one of the most important things to have on hand and shows the parents and students you are thinking about their welfare. These kits don’t just have the standard plaster and a bandage, they contain so much more!

Each First Aid Kit contains:

  • 10 x Plasters
  • Burn gel
  • Gauze pad
  • Micropore tape
  • 6 x Safety pins
  • Scissors
  • Sterile dressing
  • Wound dressing
  • 2 x Antiseptic wipes
  • Plastic gloves.


With a large branding area coupled with the longevity and multi-use of the kits why wouldn’t you offer students the necessary tools to be able to take care of themselves while they attempt to survive university?

For more information get in contact with our expert sales team!

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