Applications for the 2016 Endeavour Mobility Grants close 10 July 2015. Sponsored by the Australian Government, who want more Australian students to study overseas as part of their Australian qualification, the grants are available to undergraduate and postgraduate students who may want a semester's study abroad or something more short term.
The inaugural Scholarship and Prizes Award Ceremony for the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences was held on 19 May in the Hamon Centre, Gatton Campus. Donors and recipients, together with School staff, attended the ceremony. Representatives of the donors who attended the night presented awards as did Professor Neal Menzies on behalf of other donors and the School. The evening was compèred by Associate Professor Jim Cavaye.
Sunflower competition winners, Downlands College, regained the title by winning both the heaviest and tallest sunflower prizes with a 2.69 metre tall sunflower weighing in at 3.54 kilograms. Downlands College held the title in 2012 and 2013.
The conference streams will focus on food, ethics and environment with the underpinning notions of sustainability, design and innovation.