With the countdown to the start of university terms beginning, it's time to start your shopping lists with everything you need to make a home away from home this September. From handy kitchenware and utensils by [Smeg](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/search/?cgid=smeg) and [Joseph Joseph](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/joseph-joseph) to let you to test out your cooking skills, to brand new bedding and comforting furnishings, like [Joules](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/joules)' fun multicoloured throw. Add personality to your room with printed cushions, bright photo frames and atmospheric accessories, like an ambient candle from [Tom Dixon](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/tom-dixon) or [Bella Freud](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/bella-freud) - whose candles can be repurposed as stylish containers once the wax is gone. And in new school term tradition, don't forget to top up your stationery stash; we love Alice Scott's mini monochrome set, and treat yourself to a new bag to hold all your books, like Fjallraven's versatile Kanken backpack. Take the stress out of your shopping and check off all the essentials with our edit below.
Check off all the essentials in time for the start of term with our curated edit of the pieces to take to university. From bedding sets and home accessories to gadgets for the kitchen by brands such as Smeg, Joules and Bella Freud.