Parents View of Moving into Cathedral Point or Riverside Way in Winchester!

It must be hard seeing your child moving away and flying the nest to university. It’s a very difficult and worrying time for any parent. You want to make sure they are safe and happy with all the home comforts they have at home.

It is hard to know what to pack and buy for your child when they are moving into halls with us in Winchester so we have put together a check list to help you…


  • Duvet, cover and pillows
  • Laundry Basket
  • Coat Hangers
  • Extension Plug (if needed)
  • Laptop / PC
  • Stationary
  • Anything else to make the room feel homely some pictures and bedroom décor



  • Towels
  • Hand Towel
  • Bath Mat
  • Toilet Rolls
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Toiletries
  • A Bath Robe



  • A few plates and bowls
  • Cutlery
  • 1 saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • A frying pan
  • Tea Towels
  • Mugs & Glasses


Top Tip –Most of these things you will already have at home to bring to university student accommodation. However sometimes it’s nice to buy your child some new things for their new home. So why not hop in the car for a parent/child university ikea trip!