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Look good this semester: 10 back-to-uni essentials

By Rachel Dean

Whether you just want new things for the new season and semester, or you need something to spend that student loan on, these following items are perfect for starting back to university.

1. Monochrome check backpack from Asos

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Price: £28

Go easy on your back and carry your books in this cute, check backpack. This bag is the perfect colour and print to last all year round and match with so many different looks.

2. Red cable knit jumper from Miss Selfridge

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Price: £35

Be bold while feeling comfy in all your lectures in this bright red jumper from Miss Selfridge. This jumper could be paired with boots or trainers, depending on the look you are going for.

3. Oversized denim jacket from Topshop

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Price: £46

The denim jacket is a classic wardrobe staple and is an ideal jacket style for all days at university.

4. Vans ‘Old skool’ trainers from Office

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Price: £54.99

These black and white trainers from Vans can complete any outfit and will keep your feet feeling super cosy throughout the day. These would also be a nice match for the black and white check back pack.

5. Sequin pencil case from New Look

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Price: £4.99

If you’re like and you bring way too many pens to uni, you will need a pencil case to keep them in one place. This vibrant case is the perfect addition to your bag.

6. Moon and stars necklace from Skinny Dip

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Price: £12

Add a little sparkle to your outfits with this adorable space-themed necklace. The dainty style allows for a subtle touch to your look.

7. 3 pack t-shirts from Asos

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Price: £15 (you save 20%)

These t-shirts are perfect for quick, easy outfits for any day of the week. Style them by wearing them off the shoulder or tying them at the waist and pair them with jeans or a skirt.

8. Quirky notebooks from Ohh Deer

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Price: £4.95 each

These cute, quirky notebooks from Ohh Deer are our best hope at making note-taking fun, or even just bearable.

9. Black high-waisted Mom jeans from Pull & Bear

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Price: £25.99

Another wardrobe staple. These black Mom jeans are in style and are the comfiest jeans to wear! Perfectly paired with any top of any colour.

10. Pug pen holder from Asos

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You may not take it to uni, however, how could anyone pass on this sweet little novelty from Paladone? This is a great idea for personalised pens.

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