Things To Take To School As A Fresher In 2023/24

What Freshers Should Bring To the University 

What are the list of things you need for University?Things to take to school as a fresher in Nigeria is the topic for today.Lol I’m not a teacher o.
 I know you have been going over the internet for a perfect answer to your questions. Congratulations cos you are on the right page . Just follow me steadily.You should know me for that , I try my best to enlighten students on the necessary thing they need most especially freshers to make their registration and their first year stress free.
Hello! Pls I’m not asking you to buy everything listed here o and the thing is you can actually get some of these things after resumption, so check what’s on offer before you go to the market…I’ll advise you start early cos very soon prices will start to go up.
You might end up staying on campus with a lot of roommates or even if you are off campus you might share a room with people and you will share things like pots, kettles, frying pans, pegs, and so and so forth. So please don’t pressurizeyourself or your parents. 
Below is a comprehensive list of things to take to school as a fresher.They will be divided into 3 main sections. General, Male and Female

List of Provisions to take to school as a fresher in Nigeria 

Below are the general list of things you need for University life You need 

  • A phone
  • Headset or earpiece to cancel noise
  • Loudspeaker(Inside life! I dont even have it but almost everyone does)
  • Sunglasses,  
  • You will need documents like,  
  • Passport photos (like 40)
  • Passport or driving licence (for those who own cars)
  • Bank account details (remember on one of my posts told you guys to get an account! I’m sure you don’t want dad and mum to be the one receiving your alerts. I think the post was : 10 places every fresher must know you remember that post right, if you havent please read it)
  • Address book and email contacts list(don’t look me with one bad eye o! Incase your phone disappears this will save your ass)
  •  Old textbooks and notes -List of phone numbers -Support notification form 
  • Diary or calendar 
  • Doctor and dentist details (for students under treatments)
  • Other university documents like jamb, waec, neco exam certificates …pls read: documents needed after gaining admission

Other things to take to the University hostel include, 

List of things to take to university
  •  Cutlery 
  • Corkscrew 
  • Bottle opener 
  • Mugs 
  • Glasses 
  • Wine glasses 
  • Shot glasses (especially for those of you that like to chop life)
  • Kettle (both for boiling and for prayers as a Muslim)
  • Plates 
  • Bowls (for cereal, soup, ice cream, etc) 
  • Small frying or omelette pan 
  • Tin opener(for milk)
  • Chopping board -An extra chopping board if you are cutting meat: this way you avoid food poisoning!!! 
  • Grater/blender , see you cant go to grind pepper outside everytime so to save stress(save stress? Na to save cash)pls get this its a life saver
  • Wooden spoon/spatula or “orogun” as yourubas call it. For turning food like eba, porridge etc. I took one crazy spatula like that when I resumed as a fresher, next thing I knew was my neighbours started making jest of me…. But they all still come back to beg me when they need it . lol…
  • Don’t forget food stuffs like 
  • Rice
  • Beans
  • Red oil and groundnut oil
  • GARRI ( LOL don’t ask me why I put in capital letter)
  • Gino
  • Seasoning like maggi, thyme and curry powder
  • Salt
  • Grinded Pepper( especially for yoruba’s. No be me talk am o! I’m a yoruba boy before you bite me and I’m not a pepper freak)
  • Cereals like corn flakes or coco pops or Beverages(if you be “obo” this isnt difficult)
  • Lets forget food and go to school
  • As a fresher you will need a
  •  Desk lamp (Halogen) 
  • BOOK CHAIR – saves a lot of neck strain if you are making notes out of a big book] 
  • A table (especially for architecture and engineering students you will do technical drawing ehn! The table can be used for eating
  • Dictionary and thesaurus
  • A jotter
  • Ream of printing paper , A4 folders -Pens(a pack will be better), pencils, paper, files, highlighters , Scissors , Sticky tape, note books(some people prefer those heavy and fat books where you can have all your courses written but personally Ill recommend those 80 leaves books or 40 leaves , they are lighter and you can read better), Stapler(I’m sure youre gon’ be like what is doing this one now? Lets kuku carry the whole house… Somethings are very important).

Other things youll need to take to school as a fresh student 

  • Soap for washing and bathing
  • Curtains for your room if youre staying off campus
  • Duvet or wrapper for mosquitoes or cold
  • Mosquito net
  • Cardigans
  • Bed
  • Bed spread
  • Pillow(mhen! I love my pillow guys even fight for my pillow lol…if you ask me why I wont talk o)
  • Insecticide(don’t carry sniper so you wont be tempted to drink it)
  • Bath towel
  • Enough drugs incase you suddenly fall ill
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Air freshner
  • Dustbin or laundry bag( cleanliness is next to godliness)
  • Alarm
  • Chess, draft etc(don’t let boredom kill you)
  • Light bulb
  • Table or wall fan
  • Clock
  • Matches or lighter
  • Bible or Quran
  • Rosary

Things to take to school as a fresher for Guys

Things to take to university as a fresher for guys

What are the list of things you need for University as a guy  Lets go there niggas!You’ll need

  • MONEY( Dont ask me why o?
  • LAPTOP(I’m nt encouraging yahoo o!!)
  • Yeah you need game pads to play games with your friends using your laptop of course. If you are a blogger like me? PC is needed o! For photo editors too and entrepreneurs you need a laptop
  • Wallet(not empty one ooh that shit is heartbreaking )
  • Football
  • Sports gear 
  • Bike
  •  Raincoat 
  • Umbrella 
  • Head warmer/cap
  • Hood
  • Some cool shoes and slip-ons
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving stick
  • Shaving cream
  • Hair brush/comb
  • Condom of course(you don’t want to be a father yet am I right?)

Caution: Be careful o! Don’t say Undergragra didnt warn you, dont forget God on campus(lol I’m turning to a preacher or motivational speaker..umm)

Things to take to school as a fresher for the Ladies

Things to take to school as a fresher for ladies
  • Make-up kit (if you don’t use make up you will feel like dying it takes courage not to be like others)
  • Perfumes
  • Pads
  • Box of tissues
  • Shower cap
  • Deodorants
  • Shampoo
  • Gel
  • Hair brush
  • Hair spray
  • Lipstick
  • Lipbalm
  • Cool clothes
  • Leg-ins
  • Bum short
  • Wrappers
  • Swim wears
  • Teddy bears
  • Dolls 
  • Water Bottle
  • Baby oil
  • Nail varnish
  • Jewelries
  • Moisturizer
  • Hair removing cream

Caution: you don’t have to be a slave to any guy, sex isnt love and virginity isn’t a crime.


Packing for uni tips

What are the packing for uni tips in Nigeria? 

  • Be moderate (don’t carry the whole of your house 😂) 
  • Listen to your parents and listen to your older colleagues who are in the University 
  • Buy everything you need from home, it will save your money for school 
  • Create a list, just like the one I posted above 
  • Pack your things gradually, if you rush.. You might forget important documents 
  • Commit everything in the hands of God 

You can always contact AcePlease im repeating myself again , not everything here is compulsory. Pick what is good for you EOD(end of discussion) So whatsup freshers , I hope I tried? Mhen I feel so exhausted right now please don’t forget to read:how to make money online as a studentYou know I love you guys right? Pls share your views using the comment boxI remain your favourite education blogger  ♥ Undergagra

Please do well to drop a comment if this has really helped you. Thanks❤️


Ace aka Undergragra is a 500 Level Computer Engineering Student in the Federal University Oye-Ekiti. He is a passionate teacher,writer,educational consultant and educational informant.
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Isaac Aliu
Isaac Aliu
2 years ago

Broh thanks a lot, ah feel u
This article really helped a lot

Oluwagbemile ifeoluwa
Oluwagbemile ifeoluwa
2 years ago

Thanks a lot sir….this will be really helpful

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