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Student Starter Packs

We’ve combined our favourite student tech into useful starter packs so you have everything you need for the new term. Choose our Essential, Premium or Ultimate Pack with your new laptop and enjoy great savings on student essentials such as printers, software and cloud storage.

Essential pack

Only £79

Essential pack
  • Knowhow Cloud 2TB
  • McAfee LiveSafe
  • Microsoft Office 365 Personal

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Or for just £20 more…

Premium pack

Only £99

Premium pack
  • Knowhow Cloud 2TB
  • McAfee LiveSafe
  • Microsoft Office 365 Personal
  • Laptop essentials bundle (including 15.6" laptop bag, mouse, HDMI cable and screen wipes) or Logitech mouse

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Or for just £30 more…

Essential pack

Only £129

Ultimate pack
  • Knowhow Cloud 2TB
  • McAfee LiveSafe
  • Microsoft Office 365 Personal
  • Laptop essentials bundle (including 15.6" laptop bag, mouse, HDMI cable and screen wipes) or Logitech mouse
  • Canon PIXMA Printer

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Booster pack

If you have an ac.uk email address, for an extra £100 upgrade to a 3 year version of McAfee LiveSafe, Knowhow Cloud and Microsoft Office University 365* to keep you online throughout your degree. *requires .ac.uk email address

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Broadband wherever you are

Without a contract

3G Mobile WiFi pay as you go

Mifi

THREE Huawei E5330 3G Mobile Broadband
£59.99

Enjoy the best of mobile WiFi without being tied into a contract. With a pocket-sized router you can connect phones, tablets and computers to the internet when you’re away from home. Simply top up your MiFi device and you will be able to get online wherever you go.

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Everyday use

3G Mobile WiFi pay monthly

Mifi

THREE Huawei E5330 3G Mobile Broadband
£29.99

+ £15.99 per month for 5GB data per month (1 month rolling contract)

Get online on the go with reliable pay monthly mobile broadband. Capable of connecting up to five devices, you can send tweets while you’re travelling, read your emails on the bus or research the web while you’re away from home.

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Super fast

4G Mobile WiFi pay monthly

Mifi

EE Osprey 4G Mobile WiFi
£29.99

+£20 per month for 15GB data per month (1 month rolling contract)

View photos online, stream HD video and download apps without restrictions with super fast 4G WiFi. You can connect up to 10 devices at once and experience the fastest speeds on all of your connected devices. You can even share your WiFi hotspot with friends.

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PS Have you thought about

…backing up your work?

Don’t wait until it’s too late to back up your work - store your files safely with our range of reliable storage solutions.

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For a convenient and compact way to carry your coursework a USB stick makes an optimum choice, with some models featuring USB 3.0 for rapid transfers. A portable external hard drive offers a reliable way to store photos, music and documents, providing you with instantaneous access on any laptop or PC with a USB connection. Network hard drives deliver even more convenience, allowing you access your files wherever you go using an internet connection - great for students with multiple devices.

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…reliable WiFi at home?

With a reliable wireless network you’ll be able to compose emails, stream catch-up TV and watch YouTube videos without restrictions.

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Get online and stay connected with a high-performance router. Households with several devices such as desktops, tablets and Smart TVs should look at Powerline so that the whole household can benefit from a strong and stable connection. For larger homes, homes with poor signal and internet in the garden, consider a range extender for better WiFi coverage.

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…printing coursework?

Printing coursework is fast and hassle-free with a reliable home printer and great value XL ink packs.

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Our range of printers have all your needs covered, whether you rely on your printer for your dissertation or want to print high-quality photos of friends and family for your student digs.

With XL ink cartridges you’ll be able to print more in one go and don’t forget to look out for our value packs that come with great office supplies such printer paper and envelops.

Those who want to use a printer on a weekly basis should consider HP Instant Ink - a better value and more convenient way to buy ink. By signing up to this service your printer will automatically order ink cartridges to your home address when you are running low.

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…the software you might need?

Our software range makes creating, saving and sharing your work really easy.

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With a selection of software including Microsoft Office, Parallels, Intuit QuickBooks and SAGE Accounting you’ll find exactly what you need at PC World. For creative students our Design and Creativity software will put you on the path to achieving great results. You’ll also find a range of craft software that lets you design and print personalised cards, invites, calendars and more.

For those students who regularly use the internet, staying safe online is paramount. Protect you and your family from cyber threats with basic anti-virus software or reap the rewards of full comprehensive cover with a full security suite.

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…catching up on entertainment?

Perfect for student and family homes, a Smart TV streamer will provide fast access to your favourite dramas, documentaries and movies - great for when you’re enjoying some down time.

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With a compact, remote-controlled media streamer you can turn your TV into a Smart TV and access BBC iPlayer, Demand 5, Netflix, Facebook, YouTube and more. Some streamers even let you send content from smartphones and tablets to watch on your TV.

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…accessories and gadgets?

Customise and protect your laptop with a bag or case, and don’t forget your peripherals such as keyboards, mice and webcams.

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Stand out from the crowd and personalise your new laptop or tablet with a case in your favourite colour. Get a great start to the new term and enhance your work flow with a Windows 8 keyboard and mouse, and don’t forget to stay in touch with family ones while you’re away from home with headsets and webcams.

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…parties and get-togethers?

Choose a portable dock for music on the move or a powerful Hi-Fi system for room-filling sound.

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Whether you’re hosting a party or relaxing in the garden, play your music wherever you are with a compact dock. Bluetooth-enabled docks can connect to your smartphone or tablet and wirelessly stream your music. If it’s more volume and added features you’re after, a Hi-Fi system is the answer.

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…music on the go?

Hear your favourite artists while you’re travelling with our exciting headphone range.

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If you’re on your way to uni, studying at home or exercising, we have a collection of colourful on-ear, in-ear and sports headphones. Look out for models with inline remote controls or built-in microphones - they’re ideal for use with your mobile phone.

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…watching films and TV?

Choose a space-saving TV with built-in DVD player to enjoy movies, soaps and documentaries.

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Compact and versatile, our small screen TVs range from 19" to 32" and could be the perfect choice if you’re short on space. You can even watch catch-up TV with a Smart TV or enjoy a film from the built-in DVD player. Some TVs feature a USB port so you can listen to music and view photos from a USB stick or hard drive. Many also have HDMI or VGA connections that enable you to hook your laptop or PC. You can connect your games console too, with HD and Full HD 1080p models available for high definition gaming.

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