Set up Your Home Cheaply
If you go for a furnished or student apartment in the UK, most items you need are likely to be supplied. However, there’s always extra bits and pieces you might want or need! Here is a brief guide to get you started.
Don’t forget: a lot of stores in the UK listed below will also offer extra student discounts. This applies even to some higher end stores (e.g. West Elm) if you feel like a little more quality for your dime. Keep on top of where has the best student discounts by taking a look at Save the Student, UNiDAYS, and The Student Room.
Finally, if you want to investigate cheap lookalikes, here is a great article comparing common household items and their UK sales prices. Universities often also organise great events during orientation which involve students selling off cheap home items – or even giving them away for free!
It pays to look around – the UK has so many options at all ends of the price spectrum, so investigate your choices!