Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for University Students


Christmas is the holiday of joy, and presents! Just in case you forgot or did not have the time to buy Christmas gifts for your loved ones at university or your student accommodation, here we are to your rescue! Christmas needn’t break your bank, try some of our inexpensive gift ideas for college students using something as simple as Mason Jars and spread the holiday cheer with your friends! 

From Mason Jar Christmas gift ideas, to inexpensive gift baskets, we’ve got you covered.

Bonus: you’ll find all the things we mention in this blog under $10!

Mason Jar Candy Land!

 Who said Mason Jars went out of style? Simply repurpose a mason jar however you like. Take a mason jar and fill it up with the candies of your choice and decorate it with ribbons and gift tags to give it a personalised look. If you don’t feel like hitting the store, this is a great DIY Christmas gift!

Mason Jars Christmas Gift Ideas for college students
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Candles Can Be Fun. 

You can also get a little creative by getting wax and food colouring. Mix the two together whilst melting the wax. Once the wax is melted, just pour it in the mason jar with the wick hanging out. Let it cool and voila!
Unilodgers Tip: Use these DIY Mason Jar candles to light up the ambiance in your student accommodation. This is not only a great inexpensive christmas gift, but makes for an amazing seasonal decoration as well, perfect to spruce up the looks of any student room at your dorm or student accommodation!

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Hot Chocolate With A Grown Up Twist.

You know why University is fun? You get to cherish all your favourite moments from your childhood but adapt and mix them with all the fun benefits of adulthood! Fill a mason jar with hot chocolate premix and some marshmallows and on the outside tie a miniature bottle of Baileys. This makes for a thoughtful gift idea for your university pub-buddy! 

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Season of Cheers!

Lets cheers with vodka, whiskey and rum. All you need is mason jars, a can of coke and a miniature bottle of the drink you would like to go with it. Put the can of coke inside the mason jar and seal it with a lid with a ribbon. This gift idea is perfect for college students who love to party! Tie a miniature bottle of the drink that you prefer and a candy cane straw. Cheers to the holidays with your friends!

DIY christmas gift ideas

Oh, That Delish Smell!

This one is probably the easiest. Just get some brown sugar for the colour and essence oil of your choice and mix the two together with coconut oil. Put them together in a mason jar and you will have the perfect sugar scrub to pamper your skin from getting dry this winter. This gift idea for your college friends is inexpensive, easy and will surely make for a thoughtful addition in any Christmas gift basket you’re planning to gift this holiday season!

Easy DIY christmas gift idea
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Try our gift ideas and let us know in the comments below how your friends liked your inexpensive gifts. The Unilodgers Family wishes you a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
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