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33 graduation gift ideas for the quarantined class of 2021

It may not be the graduation they hoped for, but one of these graduation gifts could make the day even sweeter…

Leanne Bayley

Students up and down the country are graduating this summer, or passing exams, preparing to take their first steps into the real world of further education or employment. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, graduates may not be hugging their friends as they bid them farewell or going out and dancing the night away excited for what the future holds, but that doesn't mean the celebrations need to stop. We've picked out some lovely graduation gift ideas to mark a special day in time. Here's to the Class of 2021… 

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Best gifts for graduates of 2021

congrats-card

Congrats card, Moonpig 

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Personalised Graduation Keepsake, £22 / $31.19, NotOnTheHighStreet

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celebration-bouquet

The Celebration Bouquet, £57, Bloom & Wild

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Postal-Cupcakes

Box of eight cupcakes, £27.99, Lola's Cupcakes

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To The Future photo book, £26.37 / $39.04, Photobook

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The Everything chocolate gift hamper, £27.50, Hotel Chocolat

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noah Starter Kit, £179, noah

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Founded in 2018, noah provides a collection of perfectly curated ‘Starter Kits’, packed with tried and tested, high quality tools, utensils and essentials, delivered directly to your door. The student essentials box is perfect for anyone embarking on the next step without the help of mum and dad. 

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Bollinger La Grande Année 2012 Champagne Brut, £110 / $133, Selfridges

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Graduation memory box, £15.99, TheGiftExperience

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Graduation picture frame, £14.69, Amazon

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Graduation card, £3.29 / $4.49, Moonpig

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Clever Clogs chocolate bar, £11.95 / $16.94, NotOnTheHighStreet 

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Graduation cap and gown, £23 / $31.43, Amazon

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Busy Bee Panama notepad, £52, Smythson

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Pandora 2021 graduation books charm, £35 / $19.99, Pandora 

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University location print, £20 / $28.35, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Aura Digital frame, £149 / $203.61, Amazon

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Class of 2021: The One Where They Were Quarantined t-shirt, £15.49 / $21.17, Amazon

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Hollywood plaque, £17.99, Getting Personal 

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Smart Cookie personalised biscuit tin, £16.99, Getting Personal

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Celebrate in Style Bouquet with Cake & Prosecco, £50, Marks & Spencer

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A box of 12 artisan cookies, box of 6 £22, box of 12 £40, Creme London 

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Clover pendant, £48 / $69, Swarovski

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Kate Spade laptop bag, £95 / $66, Kate Spade New York 

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success-ring

'Success' yellow gold ring, £120, Seekd

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cake-topper

Graduation cake topper, £6.99, Etsy

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'The World Is Your Oyster' Keyring, £12 / $17.01, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Personalised Graduation Print, from £9.90, Etsy

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Ceo Of My Own Life® Planner, £35 / $49.62, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Star Gold Photo Holder, £5 / $7.25, Oliver Bonas

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Wrap it all up with personalised paper...

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Graduation wrapping paper, £6.50 / $9.22, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Graduation cookie, prices vary, Blondies Kitchen 

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If in doubt, this should do it... 

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Amazon gift card sent direct to email/printable, from £20, Amazon

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