Attending prestigious universities such as a top engineering school in the Philippines is no walk in the park. You’ll often see students with stuffed bags or desperately trying to balance an armful of books if their bags were too small. Each one makes sure they have everything they need for their next class, and every once in a while you’ll notice someone rummaging through their bag to ensure they still have their mobile phones and wallets.
It may seem like such a minor detail, but having the right bag can actually make a huge difference in terms of convenience. There are various types of bags that are more efficient to use than the other depending on the occasion and the loadKeep in mind their functions as well as the situations they’re best used for.
A messenger bag, also known as a courier bag is basically a large satchel worn over just one shoulder. This bag is often used by people on-the-go such as students and cyclists because it’s easy to just sling over the shoulder and provides easy access to the contents. Messenger bags are best used if you’re carrying light to medium weight as poor distribution of weight can lead to discomfort.
The backpack is perhaps the most common type of bag in the world. It has gone into various developments to suit people’s needs over time. Its style has been revolutionized over and over to fit the trend in fashion. Its function has also been changed to accommodate all kinds of electronic gadgets such as tablets and laptops.
You can use a backpack almost anytime and anywhere, especially when you’re carrying a lot of items. The downside is if you’re the type to constantly dig into your bag, you’ll have a hard time reaching for things in your backpack behind you while on the go.
Students are often accompanied by their laptops for various reasons, from efficient note-taking to working on school projects. A laptop bag is undoubtedly the best bag for students who always carry their laptop with because it is well-cushioned and secures the gadget nicely. It is best to use a laptop bag if you don’t need to bring much else as they are usually not made to accommodate other bulky items.
Back in the days, a duffel bag was associated with men in uniform from army camps. However, this cylindrical bag has also been revolutionized to fit the modern student. It is ideal for athletes and other types of students who carry around a change of clothes, and other types of gear. The idea is that this is the type of bag you can just literally throw all of your things into.
A clutch is a small handbag that you can carry using one hand – you literally have to clutch it. Female students like to use one when they do not have much stuff to bring with them. There are also clutch bags for men. This bag is perfect for when you want to take just the bare essentials with you.