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…

Car Club and Cycle Routes

For six weeks in July and August, I have been interning for Transition. My project was to create two reports: one on the potential expansion of the current electric car club in St Andrews, and another analysing cycle routes and infrastructure across St Andrews. For the report on a car club expansion, the first stage was to read other feasibility studies done for different areas, to assess how tRead More…

East Neuk Shared Use Path Internship

Throughout July I have been interning with Transition on the East Neuk Shared Use Path project. My main focus has been promotion, as at this stage in the project it is key to get as much of the local community involved as possible, in order to attract the attention of local councillors and include larger bodies such as Fife Council. The first step was the creation of a specific webpage for the Read More…

Transition Jobs – August 2017

Transition has two exciting vacancies open this month that offer a chance to work on sustainability projects across the Town and University. Our Edible Campus project now helps staff, students and local residents to grow food at 14 sites across the town. This role requires a knowledgeable gardener with good communication skills to organise people, space and plants. As part of our shared eRead More…

East Neuk Shared Use Path Update

The next stage of our East Neuk Shared Use Path project is underway, as we push forward to expand public support for the route between St Andrews and Crail. We now need to attract interest from local councillors and show them why this project is worthwhile and valuable to the local area. In order to do this we need local communities to show their councillors this is a project that matters to themRead More…

Bioblitz St Andrews 2017

It’s almost Bioblitz time once again! As many of you know, Bioblitz aims to promote citizen participation in the collection of scientific data and to develop novel ways of using this kind of data to address important ecological questions. But, crucially, it’s also about having lots of fun! The event starts at 5pm on Friday 2nd of June in the area surrounding the Scottish Oceans Institute by EasRead More…

St And Re-use Town pick ups

Students living outwith halls of residence can now get a hand with moving any unwanted household goods. St And Reuse – Town is able to pick up goods from your house and give them back to Students returning in September. Simply fill in the form and we will get back to you within a few days. Collections take place through May and June during working hours Loading…Read More…

Transition is Recruiting: Research Facillitator

Transition UStA is looking for a Research Facilitator to facilitate and support research aimed at solving climate change and sustainability issues with a particular focus on those relating to our University’s operations and local community. You must have the ability to engage and inspire diverse groups of individuals regarding the use of research for solving local sustainability issues. The post iRead More…

Transition is Recruiting: Research Facillitator

Transition UStA is looking for a Research Facilitator to facilitate and support research aimed at solving climate change and sustainability issues with a particular focus on those relating to our University’s operations and local community. You must have the ability to engage and inspire diverse groups of individuals regarding the use of research for solving local sustainability issues. The post iRead More…

Cycle route study shows the way to Crail

Cycle paths are a vital step to helping people get out of their cars on on their bikes and this new study looks to start the process of creating a route between St Andrews and Crail. The route is seen as a priority for linking communities in the East Neuk with St Andrews and the existing Guardbridge cycle path and the study shows there is considerable support among local residents for a cycle pathRead More…