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Gifts for professors to show your appreciation for their hard work

. 6 min read . Written by Gabrielle Clarke
Gifts for professors to show your appreciation for their hard work

Having a professor that inspires us to work hard and become passionate about a topic is something that can stay with you for life. If you have been blessed with having such a person in your life then you surely think about how much they helped them often. Perhaps it was a college professor that got you fired up or maybe it was your thesis supervisor who stuck with you through thick and thin to make sure you submitted your work to the best of your ability. Whoever it was, reward them for their dedication to your education with one of these gifts for professors.

All of the gifts in this list have been handpicked to show that you really do appreciate the long hours that your professor puts in. They help you get through some of the toughest years of your life and now that you are sailing high in your career it is time to give back a bit.

Best value gifts for professors

The gifts for professors in this section are all selected because they represent great value and are under $20. Don't worry though as they do not look cheap, they are thoughtful gifts that any professors will be touched to receive in recognition of their hard work.

DinoFire Wireless Presenter

$14.99

Have you ever sat there for what seems like forever as your technologically challenged professors fumbles with his laptop desperately trying to get the presentation to work? Have some mercy upon your professor and hook them up with this wireless presenter device by DinoFire.

They no longer need to hover around their laptop to change their slides as this wireless presenter allows them to change slide with a click of a button. There is also a handy pointer and a scroller to allow them to effortlessly present. Let them get into their groove and inspire you with their words rather than be held back by technology. This gift for your professor will show them your appreciation and will be very well received.

World Tie Bar

$9.99

The heartfelt sentiment of this tie-pin will really speak to the professor you want to give it to. Often professors are not teaching simply to get a paycheck. They are dedicated to spreading education and to raising the next generation of students armed with all the knowledge they need to go out into the world and make a difference.

Show your college professor that you recognised that they helped you to get to where you are today with this world tie-pin. It slides right onto their tie making for a stylish addition that is still subtle. It makes for a really thoughtful gift for any professor.

Mid-range gifts for professors

If you to spoil a certain professor for helping you achieve that A when you never thought you could, then these gifts all betwen $20-$40 are the perfect present.

Custom Print Paper

$20.00


If you want to make an impact upon a certain professor that has really made a difference to your education, then creating a personalised gift for them is the way to go. This personalised print that talks about adults not giving up on them. This sentiment will certainly speak to any professor or teacher that you want to give it to.

That is because this job is more than just a job to them, it is often a calling where they believe that education is the most important way of preparing children for the adult world. This personalised print comes either by itself or in a frame and will surely sit proudly in the office of your favourite professor.

Original Bamboo Tumbler with Tea Infuser & Strainer by LeafLife

$40.00

A beautifully made tea tumbler, the LeafLife Bamboo Tumbler allows your favourite professor to keep themselves working into the late hours of the night in the company of their best loved brew. Made from sustainable bamboo that also keeps the tea really warm for ages, this stylish tumbler will be treasured by any tea loving professor.

We all have a favourite professor that we want to give a gift to in recognition of all their hard work. Giving them something that they can use everyday will definitely be appreciated just as a much as you appreciated how much they have helped you to achieve your goals.

Mentor Gift Necklace

$39.00

If we are truly lucky in life then we will find a mentor who will guide us through the difficult times into a part of life that is easier to manage and is filled with success. This mentor may be a parent, a manager at work or more times than not it is one of our college professors who recognises something in us that we can't see and helps us to become more than we thought we could be.

Show how much you appreciate their supportive actions by giving them this beautiful necklace that is accompanied by an inspiring sentiment. Mentors don't do what they do for the recognition. Even so, it is nice to show them that recognition anyway as they deserve to be spoiled sometimes too.

Something special: high-end gifts for professors

In the final section of our gift list you will find a selection of gifts to show just how special and important a certain professor is to you.

Leather Journal Gift Set RoseWood Pen

$49.97

A classic present to buy a professor, this endlessly timeless gift of a leather journal with a RoseWood pen will inspire them to capture their deepest thoughts and latest inspirational work. Made from leather and bound with leather ties, it is the type of journal that poets and writers have had tucked into the coats for centuries.

It comes with either lined, natural or plain pages that can be refilled when finished so that you can continue to use the journal. It really does make for the perfect gift for a professor that has inspired you to be the best you that you can be. Show them that their hard work does mean something with this thoughtful gift.

NEWHEY Mens Messenger Bag

$45.86

The final gift on our list of gifts for professors is the NEWHEY Mens Messenger Bag. This bag will easily fit in reams and reams of research work, student papers and a couple of library books to boot! It is an ideal gift for any professor. It is made from leather, completely waterproof and has an across body strap to make it comfortable to carry heavy books.

If you are searching for something special to show your appreciation for a professor who has made a difference to you and has helped you become the best student you could be then this is the perfect gift. It is an incredibly useful gift that will be well received by any professor and used everyday.

Whichever gift you choose from this list of gifts for professors, you can be certain that they will show how much you appreciated their hard work. Teaching is not an easy job, it takes a special person who are dedicated to helping children become the best they can be and prepare them for real world. We need to show our appreciation to them more and these gifts are definitely one way to do that.