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…

Greenweek is coming

The countdown has started to St Andrews Greenweek 2015 where we celebrate all things ‘green’ in the series of community, staff and student events.   Sunday 4th October to Sunday 11th October Green week aims to create an atmosphere that is fun, engaging and supportive by focusing on the positive changes we can make together, and celebrating our successes. The list of events is growing allRead More…

Building a Garden

St Gregory’s quad is a lovely sheltered spot, perfect for enjoying the sunshine and a great place to grow some easy salads and vegetables.  During Green Week last month, we worked with the St Andrews Fellowship and St Gregory’s quad residents to make some raised bed planters from disused scaffolding boards and pallets.  We came up with a design that would maximise the amount of timber we hadRead More…

Green week review

Green Week brought together community organisations, student societies, academics, and Transition: University of St Andrews, for a week-long celebration of sustainable living in St Andrews. How many events did you get to? We’re still getting together a full report of what happened, but here are some headline figures so far: Events listed: 40 Number of organisations involved: over 25 PRead 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 coming…….

Its just one month to go until St Andrews celebrates all things ‘green’ in the series of community, staff and student events that is St Andrews Green Week. While there is no doubt that the world is facing some very serious environmental problems, sometimes we all find it difficult to believe our own actions can make a difference. Green week aims to create an atmosphere that is fun, engaging and suRead More…

Get involved

So hopefully at some point this week you’ve chatted with someone about Transition’s work and are feeling highly enthused. If you’d like to get involved in the work of Transition, why not try our Volunteer Intern Programme.   Last year we kept getting asked by people how they could get more involved in Transition on a more permanent basis. We were super excited about your enthusiaRead More…

Green Week Activities

10th to the 16th March 2013 St Andrews Green week will be packed with events and activities aimed at taking positive local action on our environment. Get involved by visiting the new Green week website and view the up-to-date timetable of events that are happening during the week. www.standrewsgreenweek.com Also check out the facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/StAndreRead More…

Green Week Activities

10th to the 16th March 2013 St Andrews Green week will be packed with events and activities aimed at taking positive local action on our environment. Get involved by visiting our Green week page and taking part in the green week challenge. Remember, we do this together…   Saturday 9th March Compost Making Workshop 10am – 12noon Botanics – Free but advance bookRead More…