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Graduation gifts for him to mark the occasion properly

. 6 min read . Written by Gabrielle Clarke
Graduation gifts for him to mark the occasion properly

Completing your college education and graduating is no small feat which is why the occassion should be marked properly. Whether it is your son, grandson or perhaps a friend who is graduating, you should select a gift that says you are proud of everything they have accomplished and that real life starts here! You don't want to scare them, rather inspire them as they enter their adult life and begin their career.

The gifts below have been selected to inspire your graduating loved one and help them become the best version of themselves. As always, there is no tat in this list, just quality gifts selected for the men in your lives that our graduating.

Best value graduation gifts for him

We start off our gift list with a selection of gifts under $20 which are perfect as little momentos to mark the occassion.

Adulting 101


A must read for all those leaving college, graduating and attempting to enter the real world of work. After all those years of education, something which is often not taught is how to function in the real world. In a few years your college graduate will have to navigate through getting a job, getting married and maybe even having children. Overwhelming doesn't begin to sum it up.

Equip the college graduate that you are buying for with this handy 101 guide to adulting and trust me in a few years time they will thank you for it. Filled with how to multitask, deal with stress, budget and hundreds of other living saving tips, this book makes for the perfect graduation gift for him.

Custom Pen Set


Handcrafted from wood and completely customisable, this stylish pen set makes for the perfect momento to mark the occassion of a graduation. You can choose from different wood and different styles to create a personalised brand for the person you are buying for.

When it is their graduation, give it to them with a little note tucked inside the box saying that this is the first piece of branding the will own and that you expect to see in the next ten years their name splashed all over the place when they run a succesful company. No pressure then!

Mid-range graduation gifts for him

Filled with luxury gifts and inspiring momentos, these presents are all priced between $20-$40.

Be The Change You Wish to See in the World Engraved Keepsake


Engraved on glass, this keepsake paperweight is the ideal gift for the graduating men in your life. They can take it with them to place on their desk in the high-rolling job you know they are sure to land in the the next few months after their graduation.

With an inspiring quote from Gandhi, it is important to mark the occassion of a graduation by looking to the future and using everything you have learned to make the world a better place. Give this graduation gift for him to the men graduating in your life as a reminder that they play a vital role in making this world a place we can all be proud to live in.

Go Confidently Quote Engraved Compass


"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." - Thoreau. What a wonderful sentiment and incredibly fitting to mark a graduation. If you are searching for the perfect gift to give someone for their graduation then this engraved compass is a brilliant option.

Coming with a leather pouch and with a working compass, it makes for a symbolic gift. If you want to get a gift for your son or grandson graduating then look no further.

High-end graduation gifts for him

In our final section of the gift list are presents all over $40 which are selected to make a statement of how proud you are of the person graduating.

Personalized Graduation Wallet


A wallet remains a classic gift to give any man. This one made with leather and finished with an embossed message that you can personalise is the perfect way to mark the graduation of your son, grandson or nephew.

As he enters the next stage of his life, he will proudly carry this wallet with him. It will serve as reminder to him about how hard he worked to get ther as well as the love and support you will always show him. It is an ideal graduation gift for him.

Vetelli Hanging Toiletry Bag for Men


As much as you might not want to admit it, your newly graduated son is probably going to be moving out, getting a job and travelling around the country making a name for himself. If you are searching for a gift to mark occassion of his graduation then this leather hanging toiletry bag is perfect.

Make sure he is super stylish in all that he does as he enters the world of work, including when he travels for work. Easily packed in his suitcase and fitting everything he needs to make a great first impression, the Vetelli Hanging Toiletry Bag is a luxurious way to show how proud you are of him for graduating.

Premium Men’s Gift Tie Set


This gift set contains everything your newly graduating son or grandson will need when he starts that high flying job you know he will get. Coming with a full selection of ties, cufflinks and tie pins, this luxurious gift set is a wonderful way to mark their graduation.

It has a series of different colourways to suit every man's personality. The material is premium, edged with silk. He is certain to wow in his interview and land that job when you equip him with these exqusite ties.

Full Grain Leather Laptop Messenger Bag


The final gift on our list is the classic graduation gift for him. A full grain leatrher laptop messenger bag that he will carry with him for years is a luxurious and suitable gift for any graduate. Make sure he is equipped with everything he needs to make the right impresssion and land that job as soon as he graduates.

Fitting all sizes of laptops and coming with a side strap to comfortably carry over the shoulders, this bag is a fine as they come. Finished in 100% tan leather, it will wear really well over time and will be well used by them for years. If you want a gift that is a little bit special for the graduating man in your life then you can't go wrong with this laptop messenger bag.