University is going to be expensive enough as it is, so you don’t want to go buying unnecessary items before you head off for your first term. The money that you save before you head off to uni, will be much better used once you are at university.
Here is a list of things that you really don’t need to buy before going to uni- they’re expensive, and they’ll be a pain to move when you need to move out of halls after your first year. And if you really need something once you move in? You can buy it.