It’s been a while since the last blog post, but the information contained in this blog is still relevant and useful for your university journey!


  • How to take control of your student budget July 31, 2016NatashaHow 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 more
  • EU referendum turmoil and the need for open-mindedness July 16, 2016NatashaEU 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 more
  • Avoiding talking to new people? Here’s why this needs to change…! June 18, 2016NatashaAvoiding 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 more
  • How to recover from exam stress June 1, 2016NatashaHow 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 more
  • How to be a supportive friend through tough times April 28, 2016NatashaHow to be a supportive friend through tough times One of the best things about friendship is having someone there to support us. Whether we’re simply missing home, struggling with work or are suffering with more serious mental health issues, we can turn to our friends in times of need. As a friend, you can make a genuine difference to how someone’s feeling and more