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…

Transition Open Forum

Transition Open Forum Tuesday, 6 November, 17:30 – 19:30 St Mary’s Quad, Divinity Lecture Theatre 1 This month’s Transition Open Forum is going to be really interesting as we will be asking how research and practice at the University can inform Transition activities across St Andrews. We have already seen some excellent examples where student projects have provided the evidence needRead More…

Transition Open Forum: From the Front Lines

Transition’s open forum offered an interesting insight into the work that the transition team has been up to in the past year. Coming to the end of their current funding in March, Tuesday night was meant to showcase the changes that have happened at the university since the start of the program. That night’s agenda included a few presentations from two members of the Transition team (Jamie andRead More…

The movement is growing

Transition is a grassroots initiative that helps communities respond to the twin challenges of peak oil and climate change. It is a viral movement that was started in 2005 and today has spread all over the world. To date, Scotland has over 150 communities that show interest or are official Transition Towns. And this year Transition is blossoming at the University of St Andrews! Last year TRead More…