Resilient Media

An absolute pleasure to have one of Transition’s very own Steering Group, Luke Barlow, share with us some of his top media picks from lockdown, ideal for these times of reflection and change. Resilient Media For many this lockdown has not only forced us to start questioning the consequences of globalisation, but instilled an urgency in us to seek a more resilient and community conscRead More…

Behind the Scenes of The St Andrews Green Film Festival 2020

Over the years the St Andrews Green Film Festival has taken many shapes and forms. In 2020 in it’s own mixbag of venues, crowds and topics, the Festival captured attention, provoked deep thinking and sparked vital discussion. Here we have a recap from Jorika Smolikova, one of the co-directors of this year. Read into behind the scenes where she uncovers the committee’s approach to the week’s eventRead More…

Pittarthie Christmas Fayre!

On Saturday 14 December, from 11am to 2pm, was the date in the diary for the annual Pittarthie Christmas Fayre. Tansy Torkington reflects on the day. Without further ado, a massive thanks and a big shout out to Patrick, Caroline and Angus for hosting this annual event. If it was not for your hospitality and craziness, the event would not have been such a success. Oh and let us not forget Read More…

Climate conversations are heating up for the Autumn

This October, Transition University of St Andrews are joining forces with St Andrews Photography Festival and St Andrews University’s Green Week for a special edition of our Climate Conversations workshops allowing locals to come together to discuss their climate concerns, positive visions of low carbon future and personal climate action. It was a scary Summer in climate news: record July Read More…

EVENT: Grow Wild on Earth Day: Embrace Your Flower Power!

A warm welcome to everyone!:) As a means to celebrate Earth day, we are hosting an afternoon embracing our native Scottish wildlife, in association with Grow Wild. Grow Wild’s mission is to bring people together to value wildflowers and fungi through artistic measures. So come and join us on a warm, sunny afternoon in one of the oldest community gardens in St Andrews and learn about nativRead More…

EVENT: Shared Path Meet-Up!

Join us on Saturday 27th April for a fun and
inspiring afternoon for the Crail
to St Andrews Shared Path project. Drop-in anytime between 12-3pm at Kingsbarns Memorial Hall, where you’ll be able to find
out all about the proposed route with information and presentations throughout
the day. Come along to hear what others have been sharing of their experiences
along the route, and Read More…

Towards a Plastic Free Fife – FCCAN Networking Event

Transition are hosting the next Fife Communities Climate Action Network on Monday 25th March, from 6-8pm at the Kernel. Speakers from communities engaging the plastic problem will present on how they are working to prevent plastics, tackle litter and normalise reuse. A workshop follows for all to share their thoughts. This boils down to the main question, how can the FCCAN support the movRead More…

The Big Declutter – Pass It On Week

The University has teamed up with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to offer a simple solution to Spring clean your wardrobe for Zero Waste Scotland’s big declutter week (9th-17th March). Why not clear out some unwanted items and donate to the British Heart Foundation charity for reuse. Each hall of residence will have a donation point for residents and off-campus students to pick up collRead More…

Travelling towards a zero carbon St Andrews: an open meeting

We will be holding the second “Towards a Zero Carbon St Andrews” open action planning event on Tuesday 5th March at 5pm in the Arts Lecture Theatre, The Scores. We are extending an invitation to residents and groups to consider “How can we travel smarter and more sustainably in the future?” With travel being a major contributor to climate change and also being one of the most resistant tRead More…

Is the future worth a conversation?

We all know that climate change is the biggest challenge currently facing humanity and that we all need to take action now. But it is often confusing, overwhelming and hard to even talk about.   Yet talking about climate change can be one of the most powerful things you can do!  So join a group of concerned locals for a relaxed chat about Read More…

Transition’s Refreshers Week 2019 (27th Jan to 3rd of Feb)

From the 27th of Jan to the 3rd of Feb, refreshers week will be in full swing. And Transition is running a number of our very own events too. Stay up to date to see all the new events added in the run up to the big week! MON 28THTransition’s Bike Rental Session // Woodburn Pl // 1-3PMhttps://www.facebook.com/events/351996888968564/
St And Re-Use Secondhand Stuff Giveaway // Woodburn Pl // 2-4PMhtRead More…

Transition Thank You Meal

Join Transition for our annual Thank You Meal. If you have been a volunteer, a participant in the past or would like to join us in the future, please come along. We will have a fun and interactive visioning session before the meal, exploring “How to move the town towards Zero Carbon”. The meal will be plant based and free. Please spread the word and we will look forward to seeing you on the night.Read More…