The best student shopping at Fort Kinnaird

Discounts and offers on fashion, tech, stationery and more

Back to uni shopping? From the best offers and student discounts in-store to finding 2022’s biggest fashion, beauty, interiors, tech and stationery buys for college and uni, Fort Kinnaird has everything you need including the things it’s easy to forget – haircut, mugs, chargers… 

With stores including H&MWaterstonesTypoTK MaxxHomeSenseMarks & SpencerNew LookNextPrimarkRiver IslandOfficeschuhClarksWilko and JD Sports and food from Five Guys, Fridays, McDonalds, Nando’s, Pizza Express and wagamama start your shopping right here. 


Students offers and discount apps

Our stores are student heaven, visit our helpful guide to incredible student discounts at Fort Kinnaird with offers at Elegance, Specsavers, Typo, Superdrug, Tessuti, Frankie & Benny’s and more. 

Unidays: Students can download the Unidays app and get discounts in-store at Fort Kinnaird’s schuh, Fridays and JD Sports. 

Student Beans: For student discounts at Greggs, Hotel Chocolat and more, download the Student Beans app


Your back to uni shopping list


Fashion buys for students

A model wearing a white jumper which has a large yellow smiley face on it
Image provided by H&M

Reboot your look for the new academic year with some choice buys that’ll fit in your existing wardrobe. 

For Noughties nostalgia, denim, bomber jackets and faux fur, cutout dresses and ubiquitous white vests paired alongside monotone dressing and oversized knits for men, Fort Kinnaird’s fashion stores have everything you need for the key autumn/winter 2022 trends. 

Also don’t forget the useful stuff: warm coat for winter, waterproof shoes and jacket with hat, gloves and scarf (trust us these will be invaluable). 


Latest fashion

Head to H&MMarks & SpencerNew LookTessutiFat FaceTK MaxxNextPrimarkJD SportsSportsDirect.comand River Island

Get the full list of shops here. 



For jewellery, try SwarovskiBeaverbrooksGoldsmithsH Samuel and Claire’s and for bags, fanny packs, purse, wallet, backpacks and laptop cases try H&MMarks & SpencerMountain WarehouseNew LookNextPrimarkJD and River Island


Bags, shoes, sunnies, underwear

Adidas trainers
Image provided by Schuh

For this season’s motorcycle boots to colour block sneakers, H&MMarks & SpencerNew LookNextPrimarkRiver IslandOfficeschuhJD SportsClarks and have you covered. 

Bright, oversize, tiny and angular frames are on-trend in women’s sunglasses while men’s are leaning more towards more tortoiseshell and metallic. BootsRiver IslandTK Maxx and Next are essential stop-offs while you can get your eyes checked at Boots Opticians and Specsavers while Vision Express is offering 20% off prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses for students. 

Do not forget your essential underwear buys at Marks & SpencerNew LookNextH&M and River Island


Gym and outdoor wear

A model wearing a grey and black adidas jacket
Image provided by JD

Upgrade your gym, swim, workout and games looks with H&MMarks & SpencerMountain WarehouseNew LookNextPrimarkJD and River Island


All the tech you need for uni

Whether you’re Samsung or Apple, after a Dell, Lenovo or MacBook Air or just in need of everyday essentials like chargers, trackers and Airpods, we have you covered. 

  • Laptop 
  • Chargers
  • GPS trackers 
  • Phone
  • Tablet 
  • Headphones / buds
  • USB flash drive
  • Speaker
  • Radio
  • Power bank
  • Mouse / keyboard
  • Ereader
  • Laptop lock
  • Hairdryer / irons

Head to Argos, WH Smith, TK Maxx, currys, EE + BT, O2 and Three

A pink wireless keyboard
Image provided by Typo


  • Pens
  • Notebooks
  • Diary / day planner
  • Wall calendar
  • Ring folders
  • Post-its
  • Highlighters
  • Water bottle
  • Key ring
  • Pencil case
  • Art supplies
  • Stapler
  • Paper clips
  • Plastic pockets

Head to ArgosWaterstonesWH SmithMountain WarehouseH&MMarks & SpencerTK MaxxHobbycraftHomeSenseTypo and Wilko



A chair with different shaped cushions on it
Image provided by Typo

For your room

  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Lamp (one for desk, one for bedside table)
  • Bin
  • Kettle / toaster
  • Alarm clock
  • Storage boxes / folders
  • TV and games console
  • Door wedge
  • Coat hangers
  • Movable back of door hooks
  • Rug


For your bed

  • Duvet and pillows
  • 2 x covers
  • Warm blanket


Useful stuff

  • Towels
  • Hot water bottle
  • Mugs
  • Glasses
  • Bottle opener / tin opener
  • Cutlery
  • Plates
  • Cookware
  • Lunch box
  • Reusable coffee cup
  • Storage boxes
  • Laundry basket / dryers
  • Big laundry bag for moving / taking clothes to the laundrette
  • Notice board
  • Posters and pictures 
  • Umbrella

Head to TK MaxxArgosWaterstonesPrimarkH&MMarks & SpencerNextProCookWH SmithHomeSenseTypo and Wilko



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Beauty and grooming

  • Toothbrush / toothpaste / floss
  • Hair comb / brush
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Shower gel
  • Skincare and SPF
  • Hand soap and sanitizer
  • Hair products
  • Deodorant
  • Contact lenses and solution
  • Toilet bag
  • Sanitaryware / period pants
  • Make-up with brushes/curlers
  • Razors
  • Perfume / aftershave
  • Nail polish / remover / reusable pads
  • Vitamins

Head to BootsPrimarkHolland & BarrettH&MMarks & SpencerSuperdrug and The Perfume Shop

Elegance and Guy & Beard are also on hand at Fort Kinnaird for last-minute cuts and beauty appointments. 



  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Course books

Head to WaterstonesTK Maxx and WH Smith


Where to eat while shopping

For on the go drinks and snacks we’ve got Caffe Nero, Costa Coffee, Greggs, McDonald’s, Nando’s, Starbucks and Subway with bars and restaurants including wagamama, Pizza Express, Frankie & Benny’s and Fridays – all of which offer incredible student deals. Find out more.


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