New Term 2015
We’ve combined a selection of our favourite student tech into useful packs to get you started this term. Add our Essential, Premium or Ultimate Pack to your new laptop and enjoy great savings on printers, laptop bags, cloud storage and more.
- Knowhow Cloud 2TB
- McAfee LiveSafe
- Microsoft Office 365 Personal
Or for just £20 more…
Broadband wherever you are
Plug and play – internet now!
Get your laptop online whether in lectures, at the Union, or travelling home on the train from uni by simply plugging in this dongle. It comes pre-loaded with enough data for day-to-day browsing, streaming and e-mails. You can top-up when you need to so there’s no long term commitment.
Enough internet for a whole term
This portable little mobile WiFi router has enough data for a whole term’s worth of browsing, streaming and sharing. It comes with 24 GB of super-fast 4G internet for your laptop or tablet, and supports up to 10 different devices at the same time. While the data is valid for 12 months, you can easily top up if you need more.
Student Broadband from Virgin Media
Get upto 50Mb fibre internet with unlimited downloads! Unlike other providers, there’s no phone line rental to pay for and the contract lasts just 9 months. It works out at just £6.40 per student per month (based on the average of 5 people sharing) PLUS get a FREE £50 hungry house voucher to feed the whole house.
P.S. Have you thought about…
…backing up your work?
Don’t wait until it’s too late to back up your coursework, store your documents, photos and music with our range of reliable USB sticks and hard drives.
A USB stick is the most compact and convenient way to carry your files with you, with some models boasting USB 3.0 for rapid transfer rates. A portable hard drive offers a safe and reliable way to store photos, documents and films, providing you with instant access on any computer with a USB port. Network hard drives offer even more convenience, allowing you access your files anywhere you go via the internet - ideal for students with multiple devices.
…reliable WiFi at home?
With a strong wireless network you’ll be able to send emails, do online research and catch up with friends without restrictions.
Get online and stay connected with our range of high-performance routers. Households with multiple devices such as desktops, tablets and Smart TVs should opt for Powerline so that everyone in the home can benefit from a stable and reliable internet connection. For larger houses and internet in the garden, consider a range extender for wider WiFi coverage.
Make printing coursework hassle-free with a fast and reliable home printer and great value XL ink packs.
Whether you’re looking for reliable, everyday essay printing or you want to print photos of friends and family, we have the printer for you. Individual inks and superior print heads make Canon models perfect for photography students while the rapid print speeds and high-capacity cartridges found on the HP Officejet and Epson WorkForce ranges make them great for printing coursework and dissertations.
You can print more in one go with great value XL ink cartridges. Look out for our value packs that come with office essentials such as professional printer paper and envelopes.
Discover HP Instant ink - the most convenient way to order new HP cartridges. Instant ink is automatically ordered by your HP printer when you’re running low and your new ink cartridges are posted to your door.
…the software you might need?
Our range of software makes creating, editing, saving and sharing your work easier than ever.
Our software covers everything from word processing to accountancy, including Microsoft Office, Parallels, Intuit QuickBooks and SAGE Accounting. For creative students our Design and Creativity software has everything you need to achieve great results. We also have a selection of fun hobby software that lets you create greetings cards, event invites, calendars and more.
Since students rely on the internet it’s important to stay safe and protected while online. Protect yourself from cyber threats with basic anti-virus cover or reap the rewards of full comprehensive cover with safe search, password protection and family protection with a full internet security suite.
…catching up on entertainment?
Ideal for student digs and family homes alike, a Smart TV streamer will provide fast and convenient access to your favourite entertainment - great for when you’re enjoying some respite.
You can turn your TV into a Smart TV and access BBC iPlayer, Demand 5, Netflix, Facebook, YouTube and more in the comfort of your living room, and all from one compact, remote-controlled box. Some models also let you stream content from smartphones and tablets to your TV.
…accessories and gadgets?
Personalise your device with a protective bag or case and don’t forget essentials such as keyboards and webcams.
Stand out from the crowd and customise your laptop or tablet with an accessory in your favourite colour. Get a great start to the new term and enhance your productivity with a keyboard and mouse purpose-designed for Windows 8, and don’t forget
…parties and get-togethers?
Discover our compact docks for music on the move and our powerful Hi-Fis for room-filling sound.
Whether you’re hosting a BBQ or relaxing outside with friends, play your music wherever you are with a portable dock. Connect your phone to a Bluetooth-enabled dock to stream your music wirelessly. If it’s more power and extra features you’re after, a Hi-Fi could be the answer.
…music on the go?
Enjoy your favourite songs while you’re travelling with our range of headphones.
If you’re on your way to class, studying at home or doing sport, we have a collection of stylish in-ear, on-ear and sports headphones to suit your needs. Look out for models with remote controls or built-in microphones - they’re ideal for use with smartphones.
…watching films and TV?
A small screen TV lets you enjoy your favourite programmes and saves on space.
Compact and versatile, our small screen TVs range from 19" to 32" and could be the ideal solution if you’re short on space. You can watch TV live or on catch up with the Smart TV feature, and enjoy your music or photos via a USB connection. You can choose a model with a built-in DVD to watch movies or view content from your tablet or laptop via HDMI or VGA inputs.
…essentials for the kitchen?
Don't forget kettles, toasters and anything else for the kitchen.
From the simple and affordable to the ultra-stylish - make sure your kitchen is properly kitted out this term. As well as all the essentials such as kettles and toasters, you’ll also find a wide range of colourful appliances including blenders, juicers, food processors, fryers and toastie makers. Cater for every scenario from cooking a meal, rustling up a quick snack or making a healthy smoothie to start the day.
…staying connected on the go?
Stay connected wherever, whenever, with the latest Smartwatches.
A Smartwatch connects to your smartphone and gives you instant notifications, alerts and messages on your wrist. Some even allow you to make and receive calls, so you can leave your phone in your bag and concentrate on the task at hand without worrying about missing out.
…staying in touch?
Stay in touch with friends and family while you’re away with the latest SIM-free smartphones. If you are looking for a contract phone visit our sister company Carphone Warehouse.
Whether you’re looking for the latest technology or need a replacement phone to tide you over between contracts, we have a smartphone you’ll love. All of our smartphones are SIM-free and unlocked, so you can use an existing contract or find the perfect deal without being tied to a fixed-term contract.