Everything you need for back to school, back to uni and back to work. From the best brands such as Lenovo, HP, and Acer. Discover our selection of tablets, as well as the best laptops for learning. Perhaps you’re searching for headphones, mobile phones or the best backpacks for school and uni - don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Everything You Need For Study And Work

At The Good Guys we're making it easier to live, learn and work every day. Whether you're looking to upgrade your office supplies or are after the latest school and uni essentials, we've got you sorted with our top must-have items. Check out our range of new products and tech to suit your work or study needs.

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Back to school supplies

At The Good Guys, we want to help you live, learn and work every day. So whether you’re heading back to school, uni or the office we’ve got all the latest tech and appliances you need to bring your best to everything you do. Take your work wherever you go with the latest iPads & tablets and the biggest names in laptops & 2-in-1 computers. Keep up to date with workmates and classmates using the newest range of mobile phones & wearables, or if you’re just looking for better ways to focus - tune out the distractions with our range of headphones.

Back to university supplies

Get next semester off to the right start with a few uni essentials that students just can’t do without. Whether you’re studying from home or in person, a tablet or laptop is an absolute must, and when you’re travelling in between, make sure you keep your gear safe with our range of computer bags & accessories. Of course, uni isn’t all about study. You’ll be balancing commitments between course work, friends and a part-time job, so try and stay on top of it all. One great way to keep track of everything is scheduling your time on your phone or wearable, that way you’ll always know where you need to be. For the days where you just want to sit back and relax with a nice book - try out an eReader and take your library wherever you go, you may even be eligible for a student discount!

Must have office supplies

Don’t let your office equipment slow you down. If you’ve ever had to deal with an office malfunction when a deadline is just around the corner, it might be time to upgrade your equipment. Check out our range of office essentials for every workplace, from the home office to the boardroom. Upgrade your computing power with our range of desktop computers, monitors and printers. Stay connected with your team and your clients with the latest Wi-Fi routers & extenders. Most importantly, look after your health and the health of your staff with ergonomic furniture and workstations.

Heading back to school? Shop our range of school essentials & supplies

Head back to school with a spring in your step and all the latest gear and tech from The Good Guys. Whether it’s a new Laptop for the classroom or a tablet to take on the go, we’ve got everything you need to get the most out of your year. If you can’t choose between the two, why not get both? Check out our range of 2-in-1 laptops designed to give you the best of both worlds. Remember, if your school has its own BYOD Laptop, it will most likely have a list of approved devices (including laptop and tablets) which you can choose from. It’s important to make sure the device you want to purchase is on this list as it will need to be compatible with any software or apps that the school needs to upload onto it.

Starting your university degree? Sort out all your university supplies

You might have already chosen your subjects and have a pretty good idea of what your major is going to be, but the real challenge is choosing the right tech and appliances to get you through it all. If you’re looking to restock your uni supplies, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re relaxing at home or studying on the way to class a tablet is the perfect companion. Choose from the latest generation models like the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE 12.4” Wi-Fi 64GB Black and the Apple iPad 10.2 (9th Gen) 64GB WiFi+Cell Silver. If you’re more comfortable with a laptop in your hands check out the Apple MacBook Air 13" M1 256GB or for the best of both worlds take a look at the Dell Inspiron 5000 14” 2-in-1 Laptop.

Is your work team heading back in? Discover our handy office supplies

While 2021 was the year of working from home, 2022 looks like it might be a little bit more like business as usual. So, whether you’re itching to get back in the office or looking to make working from home the new normal, we’ve got a few pieces of tech you don’t want to miss out on. One of the biggest things we learnt in 2021 was how important our internet connection was. If you’re sick and tired of dealing with spotty internet or bad reception, it might be time to upgrade your Wi-Fi. The TP-LINK AC1200 Wireless VDSL/ADSL Modem Router comes with dual band Wi-Fi allowing you to surf the web on 2.4GHz band, then switch over to the 5GHz when you need to make data heavy video call. If spotty Wi-Fi is your issue, consider the Netgear Orbi AX4200 TriBand Mesh WiFi 6, designed to extend your Wi-Fi, this device can easily cover multiple stories of a house or small office.

The Good Guys has all the essential supplies you need for starting 2022

No matter what 2022 has in store for you, at The Good Guys, we have everything you need to make the most of it. So, whether it’s back to school, work or uni check out all the gear you need to live, learn and work every day. If you need a little advice, visit us in store and one of our friendly team members will be happy to help.


What does a student need for school supplies?

Students need a range of school supplies including - text books and stationery, school uniforms (if required) and a school bag. If the school has a bring your own device policy (BYOD laptop) your child will also need to have a suitable laptop, 2-in-1 laptop or tablet. Typically, your child’s school will provide a list of school essentials for you to check off every year.

What’s the difference between high school and primary school supplies?

Schools will often have a year-level guide for school supplies, including text books, stationery and uniforms but when looking at purchasing a laptop, you’ll need to carefully consider your child’s study requirements. 2-in-1s are a great option for primary school students as they are lightweight and easy to carry in a school bag. Kids also love transforming their laptop into a tablet to learn on the go. If you have a teenager in secondary school whose studying art or graphic design, make sure their laptop has an up-to-date processor to run all their design software. High school students are also saving more of their work to their computer, so make sure they have enough storage capacity. Don’t forget to also consider whether an android system or MAC operating system is best.

What supplies do I need for university?

Along with the traditional uni text books and backpack, your best friend at uni will be your laptop. Look for a laptop with the latest processor for speed and performance and don’t forget to grab additional storage to save all those university assignments. If you’re moving away from home for the first time, also consider benchtop cooking appliances for the best home-cooked cheap eats – such as a rice cooker, electric fry pan, kettle, air fryer and microwave.

What supplies do I need for the office?

Whether you’re working from home or working from the office your office supplies will be similar. A powerful laptop is essential. Add a keyboard and mouse, for extra comfort if you type a lot, and an additional monitor will enable optimal dual screen working. You should also consider your mobile phone, with smart devices making it easy to check your schedule and respond to work emails or use as a hotspot device when you are out and about. A desk and suitable office chair, preferably ergonomic, finishes your essential office supplies. Add extras like a coffee machine, kettle and grill or sandwich press to really deck out your office kitchen and consider extra lighting such as a ring light to enhance all those zoom meetings.