Investing in a decent set of headphones is a must for any student, and we're here to tell you why.
A really good pair of headphones can help you to focus on studying or writing an essay, because they can block out background noise and free students from distractions. They can also create a distraction-free zone if you're listening to music or an audiobook, or watching a movie on a laptop in a public setting.
While great headphones can be really expensive, we picked pairs that have amazing audio quality and won't break the bank. Being broke is pretty synonymous with being a student, so every penny counts. Read more...More about Tech, Students, Headphones, Shopping Uk, and Uk Deals
BEST FOR COMFORTCreative Sound Blaster Jam
Weighing in at only 220 grams, these headphones are so comfortable that you might not even notice you're wearing them.
BEST FOR TRAVELLINGSony WH-1000xM3
Block out high-altitude hums, roaring engines, and any loud distractions that might stop you from studying.
BEST IN-EAR OPTION1More Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones
Each earpiece contains three audio drivers for balanced and deep bass and dynamic tones in a lightweight presentation that’s comfortable to wear.
BEST BATTERY LIFEPlantronics BackBeat Pro 2
These have the ability to pair two devices at once, so you can go from watching a movie on a laptop to listening to an audiobook on a phone easily.
BEST BUDGET IN-EAR OPTIONRHA S500u
These feature a handy universal remote and microphone for Siri and Google Assistant voice commands.
BEST FOR STYLEBeatsX Earphones
These deliver clear and crisp sound in a sleek and sexy design with eight-hour battery life and fast charging.
BEST OPEN-BACK OPTIONGrado SR60e
Headphones with open-backed ear cups allow the sound to feel like it's in the same room as you and not just in your ears.
BEST BUDGET ON-EAR OPTIONUrbanears Plattan 2
These collapsible headphones offer up really good passive noise isolation with a stylish and fun look.
BEST FOR ATHLETESMonster iSport Intensity
Durable and sweatproof to keep the music going, with handy controls right on the wire, so you don’t have to fiddle with your smartphone while using them.
BEST MID-RANGE WIRELESS OPTIONAudio-Technica ATH-SR5BTWH
A great value for students and audiophiles alike with 45mm drivers for quality audio and NFC pairing for up to eight devices.
BEST HEADPHONES FOR GAMINGCorsair HS50
The microphone reduces ambient noise, and it's also removable, so it doesn't get in the way if you want to use the headphones for something else.
BEST WATERPROOF HEADPHONESH2O Audio Headphones
These are IPX8 rated for 100% waterproofing in heavy sweat, rain, and complete submersion for up to 12 feet of water.