600 Days of Transition

Like many community organisations we are very aware that we work for you, our local area. As consequence, at Transition we are keen to constantly receive feedback about what you want to change in our town. This week saw us launch our 600 Days of Transition Campaign where we are asking people what would you like to change to make St Andrews a better place to live. We want to know what things youRead More…

600 Days of Transition

Like many community organisations we are very aware that we work for you, our local area. As consequence, at Transition we are keen to constantly receive feedback about what you want to change in our town. This week saw us launch our 600 Days of Transition Campaign where we are asking people what would you like to change to make St Andrews a better place to live. We want to know what thingsRead More…

The Future of Food at St Andrews University

Fife is now recognised as a leading light in the UK’s local food revolution as demand soars for seasonal, fresh food, made and sold on our doorstep. For large organisations like the University of St Andrews, reconnecting with local food networks poses benefits as well as challenges. To better understand this phenomenon, the St Andrews Sustainability Institute (SASI) is hosting a lunchtime semRead More…

St AndRe-Use semester 2 drop-offs/giveaways

Come along to the car park at the Chaplaincy (Mansefield), at 3 St Mary’s Place (opposite the Students’ Union) Monday Feb 18th 12-4pm to drop off any unwanted items you have collected over the past months. They will be passed on to new owners, an excellent alternative to sending them to landfill. Everything from TVs to textbooks, clothes to colanders, dvd’s to board games – even a small tramRead More…

Chasing Ice Film

Transition are pleased to welcome the “Take One Action” film festival to St Andrews on Monday 4th March 2013 as they present a breathtaking new documentary film by Jeff Orlowsk, Chasing Ice. It  follows the  National Geographic photographer James Balog as he brings to life the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS)—a massive photography project that placed 30 cameras across three continents to gather vRead More…

Wild Food Walk

Transition have teamed up with marvellous St Andrews Fine Dinning people to host a Wild Food Walk. This will be taking place on Sunday 18th November at 11.30am starting from the entrance to Cockhaugh Park on Ladybreas . Led by the knowledgeable  Fife Ranger, Tony Wilson, we should be able to forage for some seasonal foods including fungi, berries and leaves as well as learn about other wild fRead More…

4 Seasons in One Day

Hopefully you noticed that last weekend the clocks went back, which may have meant an extra hour in bed, but also sadly marks the start of proper winter. Some of our international students might be forgiven for thinking that winter started months ago; the summer of 2012 was remarkably brief, even for Scotland. Back in June, I had higher expectations for sunny weather and invited visitors to theRead More…

Transition House Warming

As the temperature drops and nights draw out we all know our energy use and bills begin to rise . To help you make savings and take advantage of all the help there is available on home energy  Transition have teamed up with local Energy Experts, StAndEN to host a fun information event as part of the Student Societies right to rent week. Transition House Warming Tuesday 23rd October ParliamenRead More…

Transition at Freshers Week

Help Needed: We know all you transition folk will be rushed off your feet during Orientation week but if you have a few moments spare it would be great if you could help spread the good word at these events: Monday 10th from 12pm to 5pm – Alternative “Green” Fair – Outside the Library. Transition Stall and activities Wednesday 12th from 2pm – 4pm – Community Garden welcome session. Thursday Read More…