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

University of Queensland Gatton student Emily Warwick is making plans for her career in agriculture thanks to a $5000 bursary from the Queensland Agriculture Teachers’ Association Award for Excellence in Agricultural Science.

22 May 2014
The winning team Ananda Unnikrishnan, Jesse Smart,  Breyton Mann, Nicholas Valese and Georgia Semrau.

It’s a bloomin’ record-breaking year for the University of Queensland’s annual sunflower competition.

21 May 2014
Australian Agricultural Company representative Zilona Rogers speaks to students about industry placement and graduate opportunities at the UQ Gatton Careers Fair.

University of Queensland students will learn about a plethora of work experience and graduate job opportunities at UQ Gatton Careers Fair on Thursday 20 March.

19 March 2014

The University of Queensland has suspended from 21 February the supply of pigs to market from its Gatton piggery while it investigates concerns about possible contamination.

10 March 2014
Carmel Ainsley was one of more than 70 volunteer planters.

The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus has 2000 more trees thanks to the efforts of more than 70 volunteer planters.

10 March 2014
UQ Gatton welcomes more than 450 new students studying agriculture, animals, agribusiness and veterinary science.

There are three jobs available in agriculture for each university agricultural graduate, according to The University of Queensland’s Gatton Campus Director Janelle Zahmel.

25 February 2014
The Honourable Dr John McVeigh, MP Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; and Armando Navas, e-Gatton Project Officer with the hexacopter used to teach agriculture at UQ Gatton.

The University of Queensland is addressing Queensland’s shortage of skilled agriculture graduates ready to work in the field, with a new vocational program announced today.

20 February 2014
Gatton Gold Medal 2013 recipient Dr Noel Hayman.

As 245 students graduate from The University of Queensland Gatton campus on Monday, Dec 9 at 2pm, they will be in the presence of a graduated great.

6 December 2013
Brothers Lexus and Jahk Hughes: UQ Gatton Past Students Association Scholarship winners.

Science student Lexus Hughes has followed in his brother’s footsteps, being awarded the University of Queensland Gatton Past Student’s Association Scholarship.

13 November 2013

A certificate III in Rural Operations will be delivered full-time at The University of Queensland’s Gatton Campus next year.

4 November 2013
Professor Paul Meredith ... "a game-changing project forAustralia"

The University of Queensland has signed a contract with First Solar (Australia) Pty Ltd for the construction of a solar photovoltaic research facility at Gatton.

23 October 2013
Subtropical antechinus … males die after sex. Photo: Daniela Parra Faundes

Scientists from The University of Queensland are the first in the world to discover why programmed suicidal reproduction is likely to occur in mammals.

8 October 2013