Looking through old files.. What’s changed? What’s stayed the same?

Transition Open Forum November 2015 At the open forum, participants were encouraged to express what did and did not work well when attempting to reduce their waste, energy usage and food associated footprint. As part of the exercise, they were then asked to contribute possible solutions, each being ranked according to their feasibility and impact. Energy: When asked about home energy use, mRead More…

Join a course to reduce your environmental impact 9:30-11:30 Wednesdays or 5:30-7:30 Tuesdays

This is an amazing course looking at how to reduce our individual environmental impact. YOU are amazing. You can make a difference. Join us, its free… Click going on facebook, or email us if you don’t use facebook and we’ll get you booked! Carbon Conversations is a unique and inspiring series of 6 group discussions (6 sessions in total) about what it means to live on this planet in the epoch Read More…

Join a course to reduce your environmental impact 9:30-11:30 Wednesdays or 5:30-7:30 Tuesdays

This is an amazing course looking at how to reduce our individual environmental impact. YOU are amazing. You can make a difference. Join us, its free… Click going on facebook, or email us if you don’t use facebook and we’ll get you booked! Carbon Conversations is a unique and inspiring series of 6 group discussions (6 sessions in total) about what it means to live on this planet in the eRead More…

The Professional Skills Curriculum Goes Green

The Professional Skills Curriculum (PSC) helps students develop a range of professional skills which employers value. A skill in increasing demand is for graduates to have a knowledge of sustainability and environmental issues, and an understanding of how they fit in the workplace. The PSC is proud to present a new online workshop entitled ‘How to be a Green Employee’. This Moodle resourceRead More…

Volunteers Clean Up St Andrews

29 January a group of students and locals picked up 58 kilos of rubbish along Lade Braes and the Kinness Burn!  We picked up 42 kilos of rubbish on Lade Braes in 1 hour! Thanks to students and locals coming out even on this wet winter day & Tansy and Katherine for coordinating & St Andrews Environmental Network/ BID St Andrews’s David for disposing of our collection! People were keen foRead More…

Green Film Festival 2017: 6-13 February 2017

The Green Film Festival is NEARLY UPON US! As always this is a great opportunity to get inspired and meet others in St Andrews thinking about sustainability and the environment. We have 4 fabulous films lined up and playing at the Byre Theatre. The Green Film Festival kicks off at the St Andrews Brew Pub on Feb 6th, 7pm and ends with screenings of sustainability films made in our local aRead More…

Refreshers Week with Transition

Happy New Year 2017, and welcome back to St Andrews! Refreshers Week is just around the corner, and Transition has quite a number of events lined up. There’s something for everyone, and a comprehensive list can be found below. Like to get down and dirty, grubby and muddy? Come to one of our garden sessions. Need some household items FREE of charge? Come to the St And Re-Use Giveaway. Feeling Read More…

Happy Holidays!

As the year comes to a close we’ve been reflecting on the incredible amount of activity in the past 12 months. For the first time ever we have a campus cycling officer who has been promoting sustainable travel in an unprecedented way (see our video below). We’ve had the number and diversity of Skillshare events skyrocket with over 750 members on our facebook page. Our partnership with the St AndRead More…

Happy Holidays!

As the year comes to a close we’ve been reflecting on the incredible amount of activity in the past 12 months. For the first time ever we have a campus cycling officer who has been promoting sustainable travel in an unprecedented way (see our video below). We’ve had the number and diversity of Skillshare events skyrocket with over 750 members on our facebook page. Our partnership with the St AndRead More…

Cycling in St Andrews: Who are we and what do we do?

We will shortly be applying for our Cycle Friendly Campus Award from Cycling Scotland and Lara, our fabulous cycling officer, compiled a video for the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges’ (EAUC)  Transport Conference this week of what we have been doing for cycling here in St Andrews! Thank you so much to everyone, past and present, who has volunteered their time to improve tRead More…