Grey Roll-Top Student Backpack

Rated 4.8 stars
11 Reviews

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The Roll-Top Student Backpack is a larger version of the Roll-Top Backpack. Ideal for students on the move, it has plenty of room for books, folders and your study essentials.

The bag also has a padded back panel and adjustable shoulder straps for comfort. A zippered internal pocket is great for storing stationery and valuables, and you get easy-access side pockets for drink bottles. The Roll-Top Student Backpack has a 22-litre capacity and is laptop compatible up to 17”.

Part of our Roll-Top Backpack collection.

Make A Difference: with every bag purchased, a pack-away travel bag is given to a child in the care system

  • Unisex
  • One size fits all
  • 28x48x15cm
  • Capacity: 22 litres
  • 600D Durable fabric
  • Laptop compatible up to 17"
  • Padded laptop compartment
  • Secure Roll Top & Clip Closure
  • Padded back panel
  • Padded Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Zippered internal valuables pocket
  • Compression Straps
  • Easy access side pockets
  • Iconic printed logo

FREE UK Delivery (over £50)

Standard Shipping (5-7 business days after dispatch)

Royal Mail 1st Class: £4.99

(1-3 business days after dispatch)

Royal Mail 1st Class Signed For: £5.99

(1-3 business days after dispatch)

DHL Express (UK) also available.

We ship to Republic of Ireland, Europe, and the Rest of the World. Find out full delivery and returns information.

Do your products come with a warranty?

All our bags, apparel, accessories and merchandise come with a one-year warranty.

What is covered under warranty?

This warranty covers only manufacturing defects and does not cover any damage caused by misuse (such as transportation of unusual items), neglect, accidents, abrasion, exposure to extreme temperatures, solvents, acids, water, normal wear and tear or transport damage (by airlines, for example). 

Incidental and consequential damages are not covered by this warranty, nor are labor charges or damages attributable to work performed by anyone other than Madlug. 

Any repair or replacement, covered by our warranty, will be at our expense, including any costs required to return the repaired or replacement Product back to you. If the Product needs replacing but is no longer available, we will substitute your original Product for a comparable Madlug Product.

How do I file a warranty claim?

If you wish to file a warranty claim please get in touch with us at and include a copy of your proof of purchase in the email, the name of the product and a description of the problem. At Madlug, we throughly check our backpacks to ensure they meet our high standards. If however, a problem does occur that is caused by a manufacturing defect in the material, or the workmanship, we will in our discretion, fix or replace the product in accordance with the warranty terms and conditions.

How many bags have been donated?

To date over 70,000 bags have been donated with a further 10,000 bags in production and they will be fully distributed throughout 2023.

What bag do the children get?

The bag itself is unbranded to avoid stigma. It folds away to fit neatly into a sock drawer or a Social Worker’s car boot without wasting storage space. And each bag has a label that says “You are incredible” to remind every child that they have value, worth and dignity. 

How do you give the donated bags?

In 2022 alone, we donated over 12,000 pack-away travel bags across the UK and Ireland. These go to social workers in local authorities and foster carers, as well as directly to young people and their families.

How do you decide where the bags go?

Bags are donated at our own discretion according to where there is a need for them. We partner with various local authorities largely across the UK and Ireland, seeking out new partnerships through word of mouth.

100% Committed to our cause.

We're a certified social enterprise registered as a "Community Interest Company". This means that you can be assured that 100% of our profits and assets are locked to benefit children in care.

Read more on our social impact here

Rated 4.8 stars
Based on 11 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 9 Total 4 star reviews: 2 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
100%would recommend this product
11 reviews
  • SP
    Sarah P.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Product Standouts High Quality , Good Storage Size, Great Colours, Functionality
    Rated 5 stars
    33 minutes ago
    excellent purchase

    I'm small, and this is a large bag. When it arrived I thought it was too big for me, but after four weeks of using it, it has softened and is a comfortable, durable, well designed bag. I recommend it highly and I'm delighted with the quality of it. A great purchase for walking to work with my lap top and all work accessories every day. I'm very happy with the purchase and can recommend it.

  • HV
    Helen V.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Product Standouts Great Cause, Good Storage Size, Great Gift, Functionality, Durable
    Rated 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Straightforward backpack for a great cause

    I bought this for my dad as a present, because he’s been toting the same ropey drawstring freebie for ages, I thought he could do with a classy upgrade and spent some time researching different backpacks. I came across Madlug on the social supermarket and absolutely loved their ethos. The bag isn’t flashy - straightforward rucksack with a zip enclosure inside, but it is well made and I love the style. It is exactly what is claims to be and that is perfect!

  • ME
    Mrs Elizabeth D.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Product Standouts Great Colours, Great Cause, Great Gift, Durable
    Rated 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Great stylish backpack

    Looks great. Bit darker grey than I expected from the pictures, which I prefer as it won't show dirt and marks easily. Very stylish. Looks strong and durable.

  • SH
    Seah H.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Product Standouts Functionality, Good Storage Size, Versatile, Great Cause, High Quality
    Rated 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Really great bag!

    So roomie, love the roll top, has been perfect for weekend packing and lugging equipment around to jobs too.

  • KG
    Karen G.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Product Standouts Great Cause, Functionality, Good Storage Size
    Rated 4 stars
    2 months ago
    Simple design - well made and thoughtful design

    Like the bag, only reason not 5 star is would like a zip closure option for inside rather than just a roll down.

    Colour good, can't wait to use.

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