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Are you looking for a good backpack for university but not sure how to choose one? In this post you can find the best backpacks for university students.
So, how to choose a good backpack for university? There are certainly some criteria to look at, and those where used to make this list.
- Capacity: many students make the same mistake when they choose a backpack for university; they think it will only need to fit a laptop, a pad and a pen, that’s about it. Well, unless you want to carry the rest by hands (e.g. power bank/charger, textbooks, water bottle, meals, jacket/clothes, umbrella etc), you might want to rethink that.
- Material: a good backpack for university means it has to last until graduation at least; and ideally even beyond that for work/travel. Another key feature to consider is waterproof, particularly in the UK! You don’t really want it to get soaked in those rainy days, potentially damaging your laptop or other devices.
- Comfortable: your backpack might get very heavy at times. This is not ideal for your posture while going around the campus or commuting. A good backpack for university needs to be ergonomic, meaning that it’s designed to support your posture. A key feature to look out for is definitely a well padded back and straps!
- Style: I’ve left this for the end because you should only be looking at it if the previous three criteria have been met. If so, getting a stylish backpack for university is definitely a nice plus!
Best backpacks for university students UK
Now that we are ready, let’s check out our list of the best backpacks for university students. As usual, I will leave a direct link to Amazon for you to check prices, features and other info. Please note: some of the backpacks below also come in different sizes (and colours); remember to select the one that fits your laptop!
Best backpacks for university students and more
Another criteria I did not mention above is price. Basically, I’ve only included in this list backpacks that met the criteria above, but also at a reasonable price. Supposedly, you can find better backpacks if you are willing to spend more.
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