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  • ‘I wish I’d known this when I started uni…’ August 21, 2016 Natasha'I wish I’d known this when I started uni…’You’ve just got your results and are ready to start your future at university. We’re sure you’re full of excitement and can’t wait to start meeting new people, studying your course and taking in all that uni has to offer! Guest blogger and Masters student Julian wanted to let you in on the things he wished ... read more
  • How to take control of your student budget July 31, 2016 NatashaHow to take control of your student budgetWhether you’re at university or just about to start, one of the main worries for students is money. Guest blogger Nikki Elkin is back to help! Having learnt the hard way, she’s made mistakes managing her money and in her latest blog post shares her tips for getting it right.   Budgeting is so important. University is a really ... read more
  • EU referendum turmoil and the need for open-mindedness July 16, 2016 NatashaEU referendum turmoil and the need for open-mindedness We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein A blog on the importance of being open-minded at university has been on my mind for a while now, and over the past few weeks I’ve realised just how important a topic it really is. What has happened since ... read more
  • Avoiding talking to new people? Here’s why this needs to change…! June 18, 2016 NatashaAvoiding talking to new people? Here's why this needs to change...!Summer is here, the season for festivals, holidays, hanging out with friends and summer work. With this brings opportunities to meet new people, which is great if you’re confident and more outgoing, but can be quite challenging if you’re not. We’d like to welcome our first guest blogger to QuietSphere, Nikki Elkin. Having overcome social ... read more
  • How to recover from exam stress June 1, 2016 NatashaHow to recover from exam stress Here we are at the start of June and I have a suspicion that for many of you reading this last month whizzed past, be it with exams, deadlines of one kind or another, or a generally busy schedule. And, I wonder if like me, you’ve felt like you need a really good break after ... read more