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Ecological Projects officer – post open

Here is an exciting short term post / job share in the University Environment Team! Closing date 3rd Feb 2020 The St Andrews Green Corridors project aims to enhance the two main wildlife corridors of St Andrews, the Kinnessburn and Swilken Burn, whilst tackling invasive species. This post will lead on the planning, design and creation of environmental enhancements that meet aims of the UniversRead More…

Sustainable Travel Worker Job with Transition

Transition is looking for a new Sustainable Travel worker to promote and facilitate sustainable travel options in St Andrews with a special focus on University staff commuters. Its an exciting position at a time when things are changing rapidly around transport and the relocation of staff.  The post holder will be promoting smarter travel options including car sharing, cycling, public transpoRead More…

Survey results Sept 2019

Thank you to all 132 people who completed our Sept 2019 survey. This data is extremely useful in helping to direct our work and demonstrate to funders what people want. As a result Transition has submmit 2 bids to the Climate Challenge Fund: Local Food focusess on growing and food networks and we partner with the St Andrews Botanic Garden on this. The second bid is in partnership with the StRead More…

Leaving Town? Arrange a free collection of unwanted goods with StAndEN

Students living in private, rented accommodation can now book a collection of their unwanted household goods by the St Andrews Environment Network. Working in partnership with Transition UStA on St And Re-use, items collected will be re-used by incoming students or by local good causes. Collections start on the 1 May to the end of June. Please fill in the form below at least 1 week before you requRead More…

New Communications job with Transition

Transition UStA is looking for a part-time Carbon Communications worker to join the staff team. This 1 day a week post will work across our Climate Challenge Funded projects to create engaging and targeted media. The post holder will be familliar with creating content for social media and also developing printed media campaigns. They will also have a good understanding of marketing techniques in oRead More…

Year in Review: Sustainable Transport

As we write our end of financial year reports, Lara reflects on the sustainable transport achievements of the past year. We thought we would publish her thoughts to give you an idea of what goes on in the life of a Transition project worker. Thank you to all of the volunteers and partners that made these achievements a reality, we couldn’t do it without you! Here is what she had to say… ApRead More…

Focus on: Scotland’s 2050 Climate Group

The Young Leaders Development Programme By Lara Fahey, Transition’s Sustainable Transport Officer Last month I went to one of the 2050 Climate Group’s conferences in Edinburgh. The subject this time was politics, and how we can influence politicians to take action on climate change. We heard from many inspiring speakers including those that attended the COP 23 summit in Bonn late last year, Read More…

Exciting opportunity to learn more about permaculture in St Andrews!

Permaculture is a holistic design system for sustainable living, creating systems for minimum effort and maximum effect. It is a design system based on ethics and principles deduced from observing nature. Many Transition Town groups, like ours in St Andrews, have strong links to permaculture principals so we are keen to widen the knowledge and experience held in St Andrews by running this shortRead More…

Transition is recruiting!

Transition UStA is looking for a Project Officer to join our busy staff team based within the Universities Estates department. The post holder will develop and implement practical projects aimed at helping University staff and students live and work more sustainably. This will include projects focused on energy reduction in halls, reducing waste and promoting biodiversity, according to the needs Read More…

Transition is recruiting!

Transition UStA is looking for a Project Officer to join our busy staff team based within the Universities Estates department. The post holder will develop and implement practical projects aimed at helping University staff and students live and work more sustainably. This will include projects focused on energy reduction in halls, reducing waste and promoting biodiversity, according to the needs Read More…