It’s been a strange time for university and college students, which makes their graduation even more of a reason to celebrate. We’ve rounded up the best graduation gift ideas to celebrate success.
19 Graduation Gift Ideas for University Students
Got a Degree Personalised Mug – Not on the High Street
This ‘Got a Degree’ mug, £17, is the perfect personalised graduation gift for the graduate you know. You can add their name for a personal touch, and they’ll love sipping all their drinks out of it, whilst low-key showing off about their success.
Chocolate Smash Cup – Getting Personal
You can customise this delicious chocolate smash cup, £24.99, with the message of your choice – we suggest ‘You smashed it’! It’s made up of 1kg of chocolate, making it an excellent graduation gift idea for a chocoholic.
Personalised Graduation Certificate Holder – Prezzy Box
They worked hard for that certificate, so make sure they keep it safe by treating them to a silver-plated personalised graduation certificate holder, £19.99.
Letters to My Future Self Kit – Uncommon Goods
If you’re looking for graduation gift ideas for friends, this is perfect. The Letters to My Future Self kit, £10.87, includes 12 letters and prompts so your friend can write to their future self about the things they experience. It’s a great way to mark a new chapter!
Personalised Graduation Teddy Bear – The Gift Experience
If you want a cute gift idea for a graduate, how about this personalised teddy bear, £18.99, who sports a cosy jumper that you can customise. It’s an adorable keepsake!
Personalised Graduate Wrapping Paper – Not on the High Street
If you’ve already found the perfect graduation gift, make sure you wrap it up in style with this amazing personalised graduate themed wrapping paper, £6.50.
Personalised Graduation Champagne – Getting Personal
After a few years at university, they won’t have been on a champagne budget. You can really treat them with this customisable bottle of champagne, £34.99, that includes the year of graduation and the city!
Traveller’s Compass – Prezzy Box
They’ve just completed one adventure and they’re on to their next one. This personalised brass traveller’s compass, £36.95, is a thoughtful graduation gift that will ensure they never feel lost.
Reach for the Moon Necklace – Uncommon Goods
This Reach for the Moon necklace, £39.98, is a reminder to your graduate that the sky is the limit. Celebrate their achievements with this beautiful necklace featuring several significant semi-precious stones.
Personalised Class of 2020 T-Shirt – The Gift Experience
This is an affordable graduation gift that will definitely be well received! The Class of 2020 T-shirt, £9.99, is a fun graduation gift idea for friends so you can all match.
You’re A Star Necklace – Not on the High Street
If you’re looking for graduation gift ideas for her, what about this pretty and meaningful ‘You’re a Star’ necklace, £29. It’s made of sterling silver and can be personalised too.
Graduation Mortarboard Hat Keepsake Box and Frame – The Gift Experience
This mortarboard hat themed keepsake box and frame, £15.99, is an affordable graduation gift idea that will really help capture the memories of the time!
Personalised Graduation Hip Flask – Not on the High Street
Are you looking for graduation gift ideas for him? This personalised graduation hip flask, £27, will definitely be one of his favourite graduation gifts!
What They Forgot to Teach You in School Book – Oliver Bonas
If you need a gift from someone who never wants to stop learning, this ‘What They Forgot to Teach You in School’ book by the School of Life, £15, is ideal. It contains lessons on lots of things they definitely won’t have studied as part of their degree.
You Are Going to Change the World Embroidery Hoop Kit – Not on the High Street
This is one of our favourite creative graduation gift ideas – the You Are Going to Change the World Embroidery Hoop Kit, £21.95, is ideal if you’re looking for craft gift ideas.
aHead Wireless Headphones – Anthropologie
This is a great graduation gift idea for a graduate who is moving back home – they can still listen to their favourite music without disturbing their family, who may be less tolerate than their university housemates, with these aHead Wireless Headphones, £90. We also think they’d make a great gift idea for teenage boys.
Dream Big Mug – Not on the High Street
This handmade Dream Big mug, £19.50, is a subtle but meaningful way to celebrate a graduation, with the heart-warming hidden message at the bottom of the mug. We’ve got lots more ideas under £10 if you’re looking for cheap gift idea for friends.
Set of Four Tilly Bar Tools – Anthropologie
This cool set of four bar tools, £58, is ideal for the graduate who likes the finer things in life and spent their time at uni trying to master the perfect cocktail. You can see more home bar gift ideas here.
Congratulations Marble Biscuit Set – Not on the High Street
This set of six biscuits, £20, is a cute way to celebrate a graduation, especially if you’re looking for graduation gift ideas you can post! They’re almost too pretty to eat.