At The Forefront of Thrift Fashion

The Fashion Scene of St Andrews and Interview with Emma Walsh, Sustainable Style St Andrews In February, St Andrews, the little town by the sea, turns in to a fashion hotspot on a global scale. Whether you are a student or briefly visiting, you can indulge in any of four fashion shows – Charity Fashion Show (FS), Dont Walk, Catwalk and VS 2020 Urban – as well as a number of smaller eventsRead 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…

Refreshers Week with Transition

Happy New Year 2017, and welcome back to St Andrews! Refreshers Week is just around the corner, and Transition has quite a number of events lined up. There’s something for everyone, and a comprehensive list can be found below. Like to get down and dirty, grubby and muddy? Come to one of our garden sessions. Need some household items FREE of charge? Come to the St And Re-Use Giveaway. Feeling Read More…

Transition’s Freshers’ Week Plans

Orientation Week is fast approaching, and we at Transition have a fantastic range of events planned. All our events are open to students (new and returning) as well as staff and local community members. Please use the Facebook event links to share events with your friends, and come along and introduce yourself on the day. We look forward to meeting you! MONDAY 8th SEPTEMBER The Big Green Fair
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StandRe-Use 2014: We’re gonna need a bigger van

StAnd Re-Use 2014 started about 3 months ago when I first met with University waste guru Barbara to discuss how to make this year’s collection the biggest ever. ‘I want to mark out sections on the floor, have an army of volunteers, massive pop-ups, multiple collection points, we’re going to collect more than ever before’ I enthusiastically told her. ‘Go for it’ was her supportive response. Read 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…

Veg Bags – the low down

What: Veg bags – offered by Transition, cover a portion of veg for 1-2 people for a week (depending on how much you eat). They include potatoes, onions, carrots and a mixture of seasonal vegetables! Organic and local, all veg included is grown 20 miles away by Bellfield Organics – all for only £6.50 a bag! When/Where: you can order your veg bag and other goodies through our online shop, THE TRead 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…

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…

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…