All of these ingredients will cost less than £15 and will last your whole term or longer.
Cumin – Instantly make dishes taste African or Morrocan, try it in scrambled eggs. Yes really.
Sea salt – It tastes so much better than normal salt and its hardly anymore expensive!
Smoked paprika – For those strong Mexican vibes- try it on fajitas and tacos.
Chilli flakes – You can throw chilli flakes onto almost any dish to liven it up, try it on chili con carne or a spag bowl for an extra kick.
Coconut milk – This is seriously handy for Thai currys, indian food, soups and so much more, this is must have in any kitchen, student or not!
Oregano – This is one of the best dried herbs to have and it can completely transform any recipe.
You can get all these ingredients for less than £15, and they will last you for an entire term.