The Last-Minute Gift Guide for New Graduates

The Last-Minute Gift Guide for Your New Graduate

It’s graduation season again (if you’re unaffected by the academic calendar shift). To reward your younger sibling, friends, or even you yourself for finally finishing college, here’s a list of great gifts you can get from YouPoundit:

  1. GoPro HeroOn sale at ₱7,191

    Summer’s just around the corner, and with school over, it’s time for one last beach trip before joining the rat race. And the best way to document all your adventures is with the original action camera: the GoPro Hero. While it may not boast of some features available in later GoPro models such as a LCD touchscreen at the back, this entry-level camera still captures great video at 1080p30 and 720p60 resolutions. It also takes 5 MP still photos and is waterproof up to 131 feet or 40 meters. Considering its price, it’s still a great value camera.

  2. Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera – On sale at ₱3,399

    This is a great gift that can be used on the graduation day itself. Since it’s styled on the Polaroid camera of old, once you capture a picture, it’s automatically printed. This eliminates the need for having hard copies made and distributed after the event. The camera is available in a multitude of colors: Pink, Grape, Yellow, Raspberry, Blue, White, and Black. There are even Minnie Mouse and Winnie the Pooh designs available.

  3. Gouache City Bag – On sale at ₱2,691


    Here’s a present that will accompany your fresh graduate during a job hunt and beyond. The Gouache City Bag has a water-repellant polycanvas lining that ensures all his or her important documents are kept safe and dry. On top of that, it also fits a 14” laptop. Available in three colors: Khaki, Asphalt Grey, and Navy Blue.

  4. Huawei G750On sale at ₱6,990


    Time to give your son or daughter a smartphone upgrade. Give them a Huawei G750. Since it’s running on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), they can install job-hunting apps and access their email on the go. It also has a 13 MP rear camera with flash and a 5 MP front camera, plus a dual-sim option so they can stay connected to whichever network. And with a removable 3000mAh Li-Po battery, this phone can last longer than others in its price range.

  5. Asus ZenPower PowerbankOn sale starting at ₱795

    Make sure your younger siblings don’t miss out on that call from HR about their interview schedule because their battery’s dead. Give them the Asus ZenPower Powerbank, which has a 10050mAh capacity; this means it can charge most smartphones to full battery twice. Available in five colors: Blue, Pink, Black, Silver, and Gold.

  6. Sony NWZ-W273S Wearable Waterproof Walkman -- ₱4,999
    Get 10% off this Walkman and other Sony audio products with this code: Sony10%OFF


    Start shedding all the excess pounds accumulated during your thesis days with the help of this Sony Wearable Walkman. Since it has a snug fit, this music player allows you to listen to your favorite tracks even during an intense workout. And because of its waterproof design, you can even swim while using it. Available in Pink, White, and Blue.

  7. Casio Digital Watchesstarting at ₱1,962



    Remind new grads that time is of the essence by giving them a digital watch from Casio. With classic designs such as the Casio A159WGEA-1DF or the Casio A500WGA-1DF available, new grads will also have a great accessory to pair with outfits for their first jobs.


Clara Buenconsejo
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