The Top 50 Most Popular Items Students Are Buying This Black Friday

Here are the items you need to add to your wishlist this Black Friday.

Wondering what to get yourself this Black Friday? Luckily, we’ve got the insider info on the 50 most popular items that students will be buying this Black Friday, so you know just what to look out for, and what you can save on.

If you’re looking for the ultimate shopping inspo, here’s what we know will be flying off the virtual shelves this year so you can add them to your shopping list and get ready to grab them before they go.

The 50 Most Popular Items Students Are Buying This Black Friday

Tech products

1. Dyson Airwrap – John Lewis, £479

Dyson airwrap

If you’ve been eyeing up a Dyson Airwrap for a while, Black Friday is the perfect time to get one while it’s on sale.

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2. AirPods Max – Apple, £549

AirPods Max

The AirPods Max are all over TikTok but don’t come with a cheap pricetag, so it’s something to watch this Black Friday.

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3. Nintendo Switch – MyNintendoStore, £259.99

Nintendo Switch

Whether you prefer Mario Kart, Animal Crossing or Fortnite a Nintendo Switch is hours of fun to keep you entertained on your days off.

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4. iPad 10th Generation – Apple £469

Apple iPad

The iPad 10th generation comes in a range of fun new colours and an iPad is great for taking notes, making sketches and catching up on uni lectures.

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5. Shark FlexStyle Air Styler & Hair Dryer – Shark, £299

flexstyle shark

If the Dyson is still out of your budget Shark has just released the FlexStyle which is the dupe that’s all over TikTok right now, definitely one worth checking out if you can get your hands on it!

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6. GHD Platinum+ Hair Straightener – John Lewis, £219


GHDs are a trusty companion that will last you years and years, so they’re an investment worth trying out.

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7. Apple iPhone 13 – John Lewis, £859

iphone 13

With the release of the iPhone 14, the iPhone 13 range has now decreased in price and will be even cheaper over Black Friday and let’s face it, there’s very little difference between the 13 and 14.

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8. Beauty Works Waver – LOOKFANTASTIC, £69

beauty works

The Beauty Works Waver is perfect for creating long beachy mermaid waves, so if you’re thinking about treating yourself to a new hair tool this Black Friday it’s one to keep an eye out for.

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foreo luna

Upgrade your skincare routine with the Luna 2, which allows you to deep clean your face and apply your favourite moisturisers.

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10. Apple Watch SE – John Lewis, £299

apple watch

The Apple Watch SE is the budget Apple Watch, and you’ll be able to get it for even cheaper this Black Friday.

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11. The North Face Nuptse 1996 Jacket – JD Sports, £300

the north face

If you’ve been eyeing up a The North Face jacket for a while but haven’t been able to justify the price, now’s your chance.

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12. Flex High Waisted Leggings – Gymshark, £45

gymshark leggings

Everyone needs some Gym essentials. Gymshark’s Black Friday sale is legendary and always has plenty of gems reduced for up to half price or more!

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13. Vans Drop V Hoodie – JD, £57


Use Black Friday as an excuse to stock up on comfortable hoodies for winter and for early morning lectures.

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14. Adapt Fleck Seamless Long Sleeve Crop Top – Gymshark, £38


Stand out in the gym by wearing a colour other than black with this Gymshark long sleeved seamless top.

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15. MAN Signature Over The Head Hoodie – boohooMAN, £22


Grab a signature boohooMAN MAN hoodie to help keep you warm this winter.

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16. Vila Belted Coat – ASOS, £72

asos coat

Winter is in full swing, so wrap up warp and grab yourself a comfy coat for winter in the sales.

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17. Topshop Hourglass Oversized Mom Jeans – ASOS, £46


Mom jeans are a classic fit that suit everyone–– grab a pair of Topshop jeans from ASOS this Black Friday for the ultimate wardrobe staple.

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18. ASOS Design Faux Leather Oversized Bomber Jacket – ASOS, £55

asos jacket

A leather bomber jacket is something that will last a lifetime.

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19. Critical 2.0 Zip Up Hoodie – Gymshark, £45

gymshark hoodie

Because everyone needs a simple black hoodie.

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20. Topshop Chunky Tripe Scarf in Multi – ASOS, £22

topshop scarf

Rainbow chunky scarves are everywhere right now and this one is under £30, bargain!

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Health and beauty

21. Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder – LOOKFANTASTIC, £28.90

laura mercier

If you haven’t used the Laura Mercier setting powder yet, where have you been? The cult product comes with a pretty high price tag, so keep it on your radar for Black Friday.

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22. Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray Travel Size – LOOKFANTASTIC, £12

urban decay

Urban Decay’s iconic All Nighter Setting Spray will not only keep your makeup on all day and night, but it also comes in a travel size so you can put it in your smallest of bags and always have it on you.

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23. Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer – Sephora, £18

fenty beauty

The Fenty Beauty lipgloss that’s been all over TikTok is set to see some serious savings this Black Friday.

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24. CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser – LOOKFANTASTIC, £10


The CeraVe skincare line went viral on TikTok a while ago, and if you haven’t tried any of the products yet, now’s your opportunity to scoop them up with a discount to see if you like them.

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25. Olaplex Shampoo and Conditioner Bundle – LOOKFANTASTIC, £56


Olaplex is the hair treatment that everyone has been talking about recently, but salon-worthy hair comes at a high price, so Black Friday is your chance to save some money on the must-have shampoo and conditioner.

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26. NARS Cosmetics Radiant Creamy Concealer – LOOKFANTASTIC, £20


The NARS radiant creamy concealer is a cult product, and if you haven’t tried it yet now’s the perfect time to do so.

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27. Beauty Light Wand – Charlotte Tilbury, £29

charlotte tilbury

The Beauty Light Wand from Charlotte Tilbury can be hard to get your hands on as it’s so popular, so it’s sure to be flying off the virtual shelves this Black Friday.

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28. TARTE tartelette™ In Bloom Clay Eyeshadow Palette Amazonian – Sephora, £42


Tarte is a brand that was typically hard to find in the UK, but thanks to the launch of Sephora you can now enjoy Tarte products with a serious discount this year.

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29. RapidBrow Eyebrow Enhancing Serum – LOOKFANTASTIC, £37

rapidbrow serum

For thick and long eyebrows, this brow serum has been all over TikTok and the results are amazing, trust us, it really does work.

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30. Paradoxe Eau de Parfum – Sephora, £88.50

prada perfume

This Prada perfume has been all over TikTok but it doesn’t come cheap, so now’s the perfect time to add it to your basket!

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31. Ugg Black Platform Mini Boots – Schuh, £165

platform uggs

Platform Uggs are having a moment. Get yours while you can before they sell out again.

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32. Nike Air Max 90 – JD, £135

nike air max

A classic pair of trainers to wear every night out.

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33. Jordan Point Lane – JD, £125


Keep your eye out for exclusive savings on Jordans across the JD site this year!

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34. Converse All Star High – JD, £60


Get your hands on a classic and grab a pair of Converse high tops while they’re discounted.

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35. Ugg Classic Ultra Mini Boots – JD, £135


If platform Uggs aren’t for you, the classic Ultra Mini is a style that’s super hard to get your hands on right now, so if you can find your size, Black Friday is the time to purchase.

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36. Chunky Leather Chelsea Boots – & Other Stories, £165

chelsea boots

A staple for winter and for doing long-distance walks across campus while being comfy.

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37. Crocs Black Classic Lined Clogs – Schuh, £45


Fluffy Crocs are perfect for winter, trust us, it feels like wearing slippers.

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38. New Balance 530 – Schuh, £95

new balance

The perfect every day every occasion shoes.

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39. Dr Martens Sinclair – Schuh, £189

Dr Martens

Dr Martens will last you a lifetime and they’re always popular over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, as you can get some serious savings on them.

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40. Vans Old Skool – Schuh, £65

vans old skool

A classic style that everyone needs in their wardrobe.

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Home and lifestyle

41. Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa – Amazon, £39.99

amazon firestick

If you have a non-smart TV in your student house a Firestick will change your life.

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42. Black Cherry – Yankee Candle, £27.99

yankee candle

Black Cherry is one of the best selling Yankee Candle scents, so it’s sure to be a popular one this Black Friday.

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43. Dominica Duvet Cover Set – Skinnydip, £26

duvet set

Treat yourself to a new bed set to spice up your uni room.

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44. Pink Medium Jewellery Box – Pandora, £25

jewellery box

If your jewellery is super disorganised, this jewellery box from Pandora will not only keep it in order but it’s also portable too so you can easily pop it in your bag if you’re travelling.

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45. Sage Green Essential Oil Electric Aroma Diffuser – Oliver Bonas, £45

oliver bonas diffuser

If you want your uni room to smell a bit nicer, this aroma diffuser from Oliver Bonas will not only look nice on a windowsill or shelf but will also make your room smell so much better and feel more relaxing.

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46. Sparkling Infinity Collier Necklace – Pandora, £60

necklace pandora

Whether you’re buying for yourself or as a gift, this infinity necklace from Pandora is a best-seller.

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47. Fiesta Gold Metal And Glass Cocktail Shaker – Oliver Bonas, £22.50

cocktail shaker

Uh, no student house is complete without a cocktail shaker. If you’re yet to try one out, now’s your chance to impress your friends with your cocktail creations at the next pre-drinks you host.

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48. Pillar Candle – Typo, £20

pillar candle

This is the type of candle that you don’t want to light, as it’s more for decoration. Perfect for uni students in halls with a strict no candles policy.

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49. See Me Through Glass Smoothie Cup – Typo, £10

typo cup

Get yourself this ultimate cup for pres or making smoothies or milkshakes.

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50. Sparkling Slider Tennis Bracelet – Pandora, £115

pandora bracelet

Pandora will have plenty of reduced items this Black Friday, including this beautiful sparkling bracelet.

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Don’t forget to check out all of our other Black Friday gift guides including gifts for mum, dad, yourself and all the best beauty and tech gifts right here!

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