As the university year ramps up across Australia, students everywhere are preparing themselves for a busy year ahead and gathering all the kit they need as they head into the classrooms.
One of the most important pieces here is, of course, a trusty backpack – something that will go with you from home to Uni, and everywhere in-between, all the while carrying daily essentials, including laptop, textbooks and snacks, not to mention clothing changes, sports gear and the like.
Targus recently surveyed backpack users across Australia and asked, how do you pick the perfect backpack?
For many students, the luxury of driving to campus is not an option. The alternative is often public transport – a great money saver, but also often an opportunity to catch up on study and readings for the classes ahead.
But while it has benefits, using public transport also means students have to pack everything they need for the whole day. When Targus surveyed backpack users, the findings were space is key:
So, look for volume and be sure to cross-reference this with your typical load to find the perfect pick.
Your study backpack should look great, but as a hardworking piece of kit the priority needs to be on functionality and fit. For a bag to be useful it must include features that make carrying your belongings effortless.
These could include elements such as:
These features go the extra mile, and worth keeping front of mind.
The right backpack should tick all the boxes – functionality as mentioned, but also style, colour and comfort.
Our research reveals that some of the key areas to look at include:
Our solution is the Targus 15.6” Grid Essentials High Impact Protection Backpack. This backpack is perfect for carrying all your study supplies and ticks the boxes:
The Targus 15.6” Grid backpack not only looks great, but caters for everything a student needs in the day.
Explore our backpack collection here.