How To Get Into The Christmas Spirit At University

It’s almost the most wonderful time of year. Even a Scrooge will find it tough to ignore the Christmas spirit with festive tunes, decorations and Christmas cheer everywhere you look. Feeling a bit bah humbug this year? Don’t worry, getting into the Christmas spirit is easy. Find out how you can throw yourself into the festivities below!

  • Get decorating
  • Play Christmas tunes
  • Watch a pantomime
  • Dust off your Christmas sweater
  • Watch Christmas films
  • Do a secret santa

Get decorating

Trying to figure out how to get someone in the Christmas spirit? It’s very hard not to feel festive when you’re decking the halls with your uni friends. Start your decorating nice and early this year. Drape everything in tinsel, mistletoe, and baubles. Decorate your tree in lights. As the nights get darker, a bright and colourful home is a must.

Play Christmas tunes

You know it’s really Christmas when you hear festive bangers blaring on the radio. Nothing quite raises your spirits like singing along to some Christmas classics. Whether it’s Michael Buble or Mariah Carey, no-one can resist at least tapping their toes when a Christmas song comes on. If you can, try and resist the urge to play them from November 1st…

Show off your Christmas sweater

Okay, so you might get stopped by the fashion police. But wearing a Christmas sweater is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit, and keep warm during the holiday season. Rummage through your wardrobe, dust off your ugliest Christmas sweater and wear it with pride!

Watch Christmas films

Crack a festive film on and watch how quickly you fall into a cozy Christmas mood. There’s nothing quite like burying yourself in a blanket and watching a classic on a cold winter night. From Home Alone to Elf and It’s a Wonderful Life, the options are endless. Remember – Die Hard counts!

Do a secret santa

What better way to get in the Christmas spirit than by wrapping presents? Organise a secret santa amongst your friends, and enjoy the thrill of working out who bought you your gift. Buying a secret santa gift doesn’t have to cost you an armful – set a budget of £5 – £10 and get creative!

Get out and about

There are so many things to do around Christmas time. You can visit a charming Christmas market, shop in a Christmas themed shopping centre, or go ice-skating. The sight of other people enjoying the holiday season should help you in finding the Christmas spirit.

Whether you are spending Christmas at uni, or going home for the holidays, Every Student’s accommodation spaces are the perfect spot to get your Christmas preparations underway. Why not take advantage of our spacious dining rooms to throw your own Christmas dinner party?

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