Give the the perfect Graduation Gifts this year...
Graduation season is upon us. Exams are over, results are in, and champagne glasses are clinking to celebrate (or commiserate) the hard work of graduates across the nation before they enter the big world of #adulting.
While post-grad life can be daunting, it is also filled with incredible opportunities for adventures and new beginnings. For many graduates, it’s the first time they really think about furnishing an apartment, working a 9-5, or even traveling solo. With this in mind, we have put together a handy selection of graduation gifts that will help ease the transition into their next stage of life.
Whether your loved one is moving home, starting a new job, or packing their suitcases to travel the world, these gifts will help make their lives a little easier and more organised as they navigate into the unknown.
Read our 2019 Graduation Gift Guide below...
Gifts for graduates starting a new job
1. Ban.do Write On Pen Set Take Care 2. Yes Studio Monday BLINK Planner 3. Minimal Alarm Clock 4. Umbra Optic Photo Frame & Desk Caddy 5. Yes Studio The Struggle Is Real Pencil Case 6. Chilly's Reusable Bottle - Pastel Green
After dozens of job applications and a ton of interviews, the graduate in your life has finally landed their dream job. Starting a new job straight out of university can be scary, but these quirky gifts will help make those first days in their new role feel more comfortable.
Similarly to start of a new school term, a new job is the perfect excuse to stock up on stationary like this Monday Blink Planner from Yes Studio. Perfect paired with these Take Care pens from Ban.do whilst stored in a fun slogan pencil case or on their desk in this stylish desk caddy.
The 7am wake up call for the morning commute might be a bit of a struggle for new graduates, but this minimal alarm clock should help them to adjust to the new routine whilst sipping their iced coffee in this Chilly's Reusable Bottle.
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Gifts for graduates going travelling
1. Going Places Travel Journal 2. Cabin Zero 44L Travel Bag 3. Yes Studio Are We There Yet Luggage Tag 4. Dopper Water Bottle - Pink Paradise 5. Vintage Poster Hemisphere Map 6. Lonely Planet's Best Ever Travel Tips
For some graduates, the gap between graduation and adulthood is seen as the perfect time to go travelling. Whether they choose to go backpacking in Asia, train hopping in Europe, or head off on a spontaneous trip around the world, these practical gifts should help make the journey run smoothly.
Preparation is key, and Lonely Planet's Best Ever Travel Tips is filled with tons of savvy travel hacks to stay street smart, whilst documenting those all-important flight details in this handy journal. A resilient travel bag is a must for keeping belongings safe, especially when paired with this colourful luggage tag to help make their luggage stand out from the crowd.
It's important to drink plenty of water when travelling, and this sustainable water bottle will keep them hydrated on those long journeys while planning their next stop with this Vintage Poster Hemisphere Map.
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Gifts for graduates moving into a new home
Moving from basic student digs to a swanky new apartment, most graduates who have found a new place to live will be looking to upgrade their humble abode with trendy new decor and make it feel like home.
The strenuous task of moving furniture usually calls for one thing: a nice cup of tea. A welcome gift for any new homeowner, the Kinto Unimug is perfect for making their first cuppa whilst putting their feet up on the settee and relaxing on their Spira Face Cushion.
Design lovers will love this stylish marble clock, teamed up with these trendy wall vessels to curate the best #homeinspo snaps for their Instagram feed. A house isn't a home without cosy mood lighting, and the Angelpoise Type 75 Desk Lamp alongside the Blomus Soft Linen Scented Candle make a perfect pair for giving off a subtle, ambient glow for those chilled nights in.
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Greetings Cards for graduates
Say "congratulations" to the new graduate in your life with our unique range of graduation greetings cards. 100% original design from Utility, each card features fun hand-drawn illustrations with text reading "Congratulations On Your Graduation", "Congratulations You've Graduated", and "Congratulations".
Browse more from our Graduation Gifts collection here.