Looking for graduation gifts or birthday tech gifts for PhD students? This article is for you! As a PhD student myself, here are 10 gifts I'd love to receive (or have received and enjoyed!).
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With more and more people continuing to work from home, having a printer is massively useful. Here's one similar to what I have:
While I don't have one, I would LOVE a robot hoover. They're a bit on the expensive side, so it'd be a great gift if you want to splurge on your PhD student.
I've talked about my Lumie before and how much it helps me and my partner sleep. It's an alarm clock that simulates sunrises and sunsets (which is particularly useful in the winter in the UK!).
I know I'm not the only coffee-addicted PhD student out there! And, I LOVE having fancy coffees. Especially for PhD students who work from home a lot, a nice coffee machine for their kitchen is a lovely gift.
I've been thinking about getting a smart watch for quite some time now myself and I think many PhD students would appreciate getting one as a gift.
If you've read my blog for a while, you know I am OBSESSED with noise cancelling headphones and think they're a fab gift. In fact, I've done a whole article about my favourite noise cancelling headphones.
If you want to go all-out and really splurge on the PhD student in your life, a laptop makes a great gift. A Macbook Pro would be a particularly good gift for a graduating PhD student.
I received one of these from my department and it's super useful for working from home. Plus, it can turn a normal desk into a standing desk (good for people like me who are getting basically NO steps in these days).
As things start to open up more, portable chargers are becoming increasingly necessary!
It's shocking to me that so many people carry their laptops around without a case! There are loads of cute ones out there that any PhD student would appreciate getting as a gift. Here's one I like:
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