I graduated university a year ago, and this is the tech I still use every day

back to school supplies; a camera, laptop, smartwatch, and headphones on a marble desk
(Image credit: Beth Nicholls)

Choosing the right back to school supplies is incredibly important, and as it's been just over a year since I threw my graduation cap in the air, it got me thinking. There are probably a lot of new students that will be stressed about back-to-school tech or preparing to make hefty purchases for study essentials. My advice: buy secondhand tech wherever possible. The best back to school supplies needn't cost a fortune and can last you; I should know, I'm still making use of mine. 

I'm sharing some of the super reliable (and affordable) tech that I bought as a student

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Beth Nicholls
Ecommerce Writer

Beth is Creative Bloq’s Ecommerce Writer. An avid music photographer and previous staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has a keen eye for content and knows just how to create it. Her background working as a tester for CeX has provided extensive knowledge surrounding the latest tech and gaming trends, and she studied Music Journalism too, so you'll probably find her at a gig. Basically, she's a total nerd with a Snorlax tattoo and a Master's degree in Photography, forever wishing she was Peter Parker.