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…

Autumn Garden Update – There’s still delicious food to be had and lots to help with!

This post is written by Seth Nolan-McDonough, a first year studying Psychology, Social Anthropology, and Ancient History. Seth has been a keen garden volunteer, spoiling us with different species of chilies, and helps with general Transition publicity.  As the days get shorter and the cold sets in, we unfortunately no longer have the delicious tomatoes, courgettes and other summer vegetables tRead More…

Out with the old, in with the new

This post is written by our Research Facilitator. Katherine has a PhD from the University of St Andrews in the Department of Geography and Sustainable Development. You can find more about her research on her website and Katherine tweets as@Ellsworth_Krebs. Email her at ke68@st-andrews.ac.uk.   Those who have stopped by 7 Woodburn Place in the last week or so have been commenting on howRead More…

Bioblitz 2014-2015 report and Save the Date for 2016!

BioBlitz Report Transition has been involved in both of the St Andrews BioBlitzes – they are great opportunities to connect with the local environment, learn about the great biodiversity of St Andrews Bay and spend time with many environmentally conscious people and organisations. The BioBlitz team have just completed a two year report which highlights the motivation for running the event and detRead More…

Get to know the University’s Environment Team!

Who are we? The Environment Team is a small 4 person team working towards making the University more sustainable in all its activities and operations. The team is based in the Estate Department located next to the Sailing Club building on East Sands. We enjoy a great view of the beach from the main office window, making work on those rare sunny days that much harder! What do we do? The team colRead More…

Green Week is Here….

An action packed week of all types of activities: films, debate and discussion, tree planting, craft making, competition, good food – all aimed at inspiring and celebrating sustainable living in St Andrews. Find out more at http://standrewsgreenweek.com/whatson/ and follow us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StAndrewsGreenWeek Friday 7th March 2014 Second hand Bike Sale Local charity Read More…

Green Week is on its way!

Join the Students’ Association Green Week team and your societies in a wide range of exciting and innovating events, from cycle powered movie screenings to tours of ‘Hamish’ the composter and our Community Fayre. For more details see this page: https://www.facebook.com/greenweek2012     For the full schedule click here. Read More…