• Market days are the big events of the O-Week calendar

    Campuses jumping with O-Week festivities

    More than 14,000 new students are due to begin their studies at The University of Queensland next week, and a plethora of Orientation Week Festival activities are under way at the St Lucia and Gatton campuses from today.

    20 February 2017
  • Protect your pets from the heat

    AS the summer heat hits Queensland, UQ School of Veterinary Science staff are warning pet owners to ensure they keep their furry friends cool.

    12 January 2017
  • Dr Wallace Taylor: Photo by Inga Stünzner, Queensland Country Life

    Gatton Gold Medallist recognised for advancing rural and regional communities

    A Rockhampton researcher who has devoted more than 50 years to improving the socio-economics of rural and regional communities in Australia and developing economies has been honoured with The University of Queensland 2016 Gatton Gold Medal.

    5 December 2016

School students are the winners of this year’s Country Challenge on Campus – and the race hasn’t even started.

6 October 2016

Cows that pass you on the right might be giving you the “evil eye”, according to an international study that could help cattle breeders reduce animal stress and anxiety levels.

26 July 2016
GSHP unit operating at UQ Gatton Library.

Maintaining the temperature of large buildings uses a huge amount of energy, but a new system at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus is doing just this, while using a fraction of the electricity.

13 July 2016

The University of Queensland welcomes almost 11,000 new students this week, with a range of Orientation Week activities at the St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

23 February 2016

Bigger will definitely be better for more than 3000 students who plant sunflowers on Tuesday (23 February) in the 2016 University of Queensland Sunflower competition.

18 February 2016
Healthy and happy: Police Dog Maui underwent the preventative surgery.

German shepherd PD Maui and his canine colleagues are lean, keen policing machines, thanks to important surgery at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus.

16 September 2015
Eva and Associate Professor Bob Donely at the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre. Photo: Jamie Hanson, The Courier-Mail

Wedge-tailed eagle Eva has found a new home with Australia Zoo, following treatment from a University of Queensland vet.

17 June 2015
Community Garden representative Noeleen Warman

The hard work and creativity of a keen group of University of Queensland students have seen an idea bloom into the successful creation of the UQ Gatton Community Garden.

25 May 2015

More than 250 high school students battled it out to take home the title of Queensland’s top sunflower grower at The University of Queensland’s annual Sunflower Competition Weigh-In Day on Tuesday (19 May).

20 May 2015
The winning sunflower will be determined on Tuesday 19 May.

A sea of sunflowers will face the scales on Tuesday, 19 May at The University of Queensland’s Gatton Campus.

18 May 2015
Photograph courtesy of Ausveg and Vegetables Australia.

University of Queensland agricultural science student Michael Godfrey has developed a drone that spreads beneficial insects onto crops, potentially saving farmers time and money.

20 April 2015
The 3.275 megawatt array is built on a 10ha former airstrip

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today.

27 March 2015
Students at last year's Market Day at the UQ St Lucia campus

The University of Queensland opens its doors to more than 12,000 new students this week, with a host of Orientation Week activities across campuses at St Lucia, Gatton and Herston.

25 February 2015

Three thousand students from more than 80 schools are hoping to prove they have what it takes to grow the heaviest sunflower for 2015.

24 February 2015
An artist's impression of the solar research facility at UQ Gatton on completion. Image: Wilson Architects

The University of Queensland and First Solar have begun construction on a 3.275 megawatt solar photovoltaic research facility at UQ’s Gatton campus.

6 August 2014