The University Survival Kit
9 things you need to stay on top this semester
Long lectures… long hours… long days.
The best way to keep up with the uni grind is to be prepared with the right tools that are bound to make your semester super smooth.
Here’s a list of our top picks that every student absolutely needs. Tick off your Uni Survival Kit today and grab these must-have stationery supplies for uni success in 2018.
Sick and tired of your pen running out of ink when you need it most? This uber cool stationery never lets you down, no matter what you’re doing. The Pilot Frixion Ball Pen is super easy to refill once it runs out of juice. A uni necessity, this wonder pen features a rubber eraser at the end to get rid of those pesky spelling mistakes. This beauty contains 4 selectable ink colours all in one neat package. Grab these fast-selling bad boys while stocks last.
Add this iconic nomadic notebook to your back-to-school supplies list - featuring lined pages, acid free paper and an elastic page holder. The moleskine notebook is perfect for jotting down notes in your lectures and tutorials! These journals come with an expandable inner pocket and a ribbon page marker - making it a great gift idea for students and office owls alike.
One of the coolest stationery supplies to buy online, the Sharpie Variety Pack has 18 different types of highlighters - the ultimate arsenal for the organized student. These highlighters come with smear resistant ink, giving you a stress-free tool to bring some wild colour to your notes.
We bet you can’t find this sleek sleeve at your local stationery shop. A perfect fit for any stylish student, the Eva MacBook Sleeve has a water-resistant zipper that protects your laptop at all times. Its semi-rigid clamshell design features an interior elastic band to keep your laptop secure, even on those bumpy tram rides to uni.
To do your best, you gotta look your best. Now you can, with the Herschel Supply Co Settlement Backpack. With a whopping 20L of storage, it can fit up to a 15” Laptop (perfect for that Thule 15” MacBook sleeve). Lined with cotton-poly fabric, this fashion-forward backpack has a pleasant surprise for music-lovers - a multipurpose internal media pocket. Break out the jams on your way to uni and keep your hands free with this beauty.
Never miss a due date again with this perfect diary by Cumberland. Especially designed for uni students, this planner has proven to be the perfect study companion. The Cumberland Student Diary comes in A5 size and features in-built sections to help students record assessments, textbook readings, homework study plans and even first-aid information. Jot down anything and everything with this super stylish and uber practical diary that won’t break the budget.
Can you even call yourself organised if you don’t own a binder? One of the fastest selling items of stationery online, the 3-Ring Refillable Binder by Miquel Rius is a perfect addition to your student arsenal. This gorgeous red binder features a closure strap and comes with 100 additional sheets of paper - perfectly designed to help tackle the trials and tribulations of being a uni student.
For those long library study sessions, a good set of noise cancelling headphones are essential for keeping your sanity. Luckily, Catch has these Sony Noise Cancelling headphones on sale now! Boasting 95% ambient noise reduction and battery life that lasts 80 hours, these headphones are designed for the hard-working student on-the-move. And guess what? These amazing headphones are protected by a 12-month warranty.
Last but definitely not least, add a handy Gourmet Kitchen water bottle for those longs days at uni. Perfect to keep you hydrated during long study sessions, the Gourmet Kitchen Water Bottle even has a rubberised base to avoid any spills. As a bonus, the double-walled insulation keeps your drink cool for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours - meaning the steamy coffee you make at home is still hot by the time you reach uni. Thank us later.