14 Backpack Essentials You Need Before Heading Off To University

30 August 2017, 09:09

Uni backpack essentials
Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

You'll be excited to sit through your lessons.

There's a lot to consider when it comes to uni backpack essentials. Whether you're in need of the perfect weekly organiser or wondering how to make your commute more tolerable, we've got you covered. Here are 14 things every uni student needs in their backpack before heading back to class. 

1) This personalised Erin Condrin student planner will keep you on top of EVERYTHING. - $30.00

 Erin condrin student planner

via Erin Condrin

2) Stop digging around at the bottom of your book bag and grab this cute pen/pencil pouch. - £10.02

via Etsy/thislovesthat

3) For all your midnight library study sesh needs, make sure you're armed with a powerful external battery pack. - £13.99 

via Kit/Amazon 


4) Keep it positive with this "Make Today Great" list jotter from Paperchase. - £14.00

Make today great jotter

via Paperchase


5) First rule of eight hour school days? Stay hydrated. - £9.00 

Water bottle ASOS

via ASOS


6) It's all stored in "the cloud" these days, but you never know when you'll need a USB stick. This cassette USB is too legit to quit. - £33.27

via etsy/onktokatuh


7) Yes, you will have to carry your laptop to the library. And YES, you can make sure it lives in a cute neoprene case

Neoprine laptop case

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8) Make house keys great again with these cute set of poms. - £6.00 


via Accessorize 

9) Spice up your life and your school commute with these cute pastel Anthropologie wireless headphones. - $145.00 

Anthropologie headphones

via Anthropologie

10) Keep those notes cute with this "straight up magic" sticky notes set. - £8.50 

via ASOS

11) Yes, we do consider iron on pizza backpack patches a back to school essential. - £1.05


via Etsy/Jolemina

12) Student ID, coffee money, chapstick, chewing gum, you definitely need this mini pouch to store it all - $6.00 

Mini pouch Urban Outfitters

via Urban Outfitters

13) Stay fresh around campus with this delicious smelling Impulse Instant Crush body spray - £0.97


via Impulse

14) Fulfill your on-the-go bullet journal needs with a classic Moleskine notebook - £15.99 

Moleskine notebook

via iStock

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