Your basic packing list Check the hall webpage to find out what’s provided in your room and in the flat. Below is a guide to help you pack. the basics: clothes, toiletries, books, laptop and other study equipment. bedding. Bring your own duvet, pillows and bedsheets. photo ID. You'll need your driving license or passport to check into your hall and also enrol on your course. headphones. Ear plugs can be useful too if you're a light sleeper. enough food supplies for the first few days. medication. If you take regular medication, make sure you’ve got enough with you and know how you will restock. You can register with the medical centre at Brookes. Also, Freshers’ flu is a real thing! So bring tissues, tea bags… bringing a bike? There’s bike storage at our halls. We recommend you bring a hefty D-lock and a cable lock so you can secure both the frame and the wheels. plug-in fairy lights are not allowed because they are a fire risk. You can bring battery powered ones instead. no clothing racks or airers - there are laundry facilities at each hall for you to use instead.