• Gatton Gold Medal winner Dr Glen Simpson

    International agriculture pioneer wins Gatton Gold

    Agriculture and soil scientist Dr Glen Simpson has been awarded The University of Queensland’s Gatton Gold Medal for improving the welfare of communities around the world.

    6 December 2018
  • The new World War I Roll of Honour at UQ's Gatton campus

    UQ honours once-forgotten WWI soldiers

    The names of 15 forgotten World War I soldiers have been added to a new Roll of Honour plaque unveiled at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus in time for the 100th anniversary of the armistice.

    9 November 2018
  • Close up of horses front hoofs

    Program helps horse owners with speedier diagnosis

    An educational program is helping horse owners and vets to recognise and treat two hormonal conditions which are the most common causes of founder.

    11 October 2018
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

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