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Are you a home placement for international students? Sometimes it’s difficult to know what they need, but we’ve come up with a list of 20 different welcome gifts that would let the student in your life know they are wanted and appreciated during their stay. Here is a good list of gifts to help you to find the perfect gift for your international student.
The Perfect Welcome Home Gifts For International Students
Collins Canadian Dictionary
English is a difficult language to learn and even the most fluent of us have questions on the meanings of some words. This dictionary will help decipher those strange words not taught in school.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression
Give your student more than just words. This thesaurus focuses on emotional terms to help express themselves better. No more using the same words, and they can impress their friends with their newfound knowledge!
Easy Eggs Microwave Cookware, Red
Eggs! A meal unto it’s own. This Easy Eggs cookware makes omelets, scrambled eggs and egg patties for the egg sandwich. Your international student will enjoy the convenience of making eggs without using the whole kitchen, and it travels well to school.
Crock-Pot Lunch Crock Food Warmer, 24-Ounce, Purple
This handy-dandy crockpot is made to be portable and lightweight. Great for small kitchens, work or play; this crockpot will heat up leftovers as well. Makes a handy alternative to hotplates and toaster ovens.
Canada: An Illustrated History, Revised and Expanded
Teach your student about the wonderful land you live in. It’s easy to get caught up in school, and forget about your surroundings, so a gift of this colourful history book is ideal for all visitors. Plus, it makes a beautiful coffee table book.
Compact Hanging Toiletry bag + Shoe cover bag
Part of being an international student is travel, and what better to give them something to travel with in style? This kit is a great organizer for cosmetics, make up, jewelry and has a shoe cover bag. Whether it’s for nights away with friends for study sessions, or the holiday trip home, your international student will appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Beschan PU Leather Hanging Travel Toiletry Bag Organizer Dopp Kit for Men Black
Geared for men, your international student will love this toiletry bag. With side saddle pockets for shaving and manicure items, and the middle for everything in-between, it’s a great gift for the male international student. Add a few pieces and the gift is ready to say, welcome to our home.
Luxury Silk Pashmina Scarf (Warm Cappuccino)
It’s cold here, and luggage doesn’t leave a lot of room for everything needed. Give your student a gift of warmth with this luxury silk pashmina scarf. It’s lovely enough for everyday use by a man or woman and will help keep the chill of a new country at bay.
Nice Bedroom Bathroom Kitchen Linen Cartoon Mat–Welcome to My Home
Say it with a comfy mat. This Welcome to my Home mat is made for any room in the house and is literally a reminder that your student is welcome and you are happy they are there. This mat is made of cotton and linen, with a skid-free backing.
Travel Journal: Unlined 6×9 Spain Blank Study Abroad Softcover Notebook
So many new experiences come with traveling and studying abroad. Give your student a gift to remember their new experiences and memories with this study abroad softcover diary. This unlined book allows for bullet journaling, sketching and writing about the day, and can be left to right or right to left written.
12pcs/pack MengRan® Bling Bling 2-in-1 Slim Crystal Diamond Stylus and Ink Ballpoint Pens (12 colors )
To compliment any writing assignment or journal, this 12 pack of diamond bling pens in a variety of colors makes life fun. Give alone or with the journal for a great package of exploring their new life.
Animal Designs Coloring Book For Adults – A De-Stress Coloring Book
School is stressful, as is learning the customs in a new country. Give your international student some stress relief with this animal design coloring book for adults. Everyone needs some downtime!
Crayola 24 Mini Twistables
Pair with the relaxation coloring book, these mini twistable crayons will never need sharpening. Your international student can use these for much more than coloring! Great for highlighting, bullet journaling and anything else you want to add some vibrancy to.
LED Desk Lamp, Adjustable 2 Mode & 2 Level Cold/Warm Light
This desk lamp has a clamp, adjustable lighting, and flexible neck, and is perfect for studying in all kinds of places. Clamp to a table, headboard, even a heavy book. Your international student will love the flexibility (pun intended) of this lamp for those late night study sessions.
Double Locked Fashion or Jewelry Storage Box
A lockable jewelry or trinket box is a great idea for an international student. This storage box gives your student a safe place to store special and precious items without worry about anyone else touching their items. While safety may not be an issue in your home, it would put your student at ease.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera, Ice Blue
What better than a modern-day polaroid-type camera? Everyone can take pictures on their phones, but this camera allows the photographer to have pictures instantly. Your student will love the versatility of this camera and have a blast from the past by creating instant shots to share and post.
Photo Albums “Travel” Text Design Sewn Faux Suede Cover Photo Album, Brown
What a sexy welcome gift! Together with the Instax Camera or alone, students take tons of pictures. Give them somewhere to organize and display their best shots, and create a real heirloom piece to take home. The album says all the keywords on the cover, like Travel, away, experience, etc., and is made with a faux suede cover. What a great keepsake.
56pcs Vintage Retro Design Writing Stationery Paper Pad Letter Set, 7 Different Style
An art from the past… your international student may enjoy the ability to send mail to family who do not use technology. Give your international student a way to express how the experience is going, and be able to send it on pretty papers. Your student will enjoy how elegant the letters will look, and be a special treat for the recipients as well. Don’t forget to add a bit of postage!
Therapeutic-Grade Aromatherapy Essential Oil Set
A warm welcome always includes the bath. Give your international student an experience of natural scents and flavours in the bathroom. These vegan cold process soap bars are an almost sinful reminder that you are happy to have them in your life.
Toasty Toes: Cozy Warm Fuzzy Slipper Socks with Non-Slip Grippers
If your international student is from a warmer climate, dampness can be an issue for some. Check out these non-slip gripped slipper socks for your student. Keeps the toes warm, and the heart warmer.
We just shared a list of twenty different items you could give to your international student as a welcome gift. Some are great paired with others, and prices range from very affordable to more generous. We hope your international student loves the gifts as much as we enjoyed shopping!