UQ Veterinary School Equine Hospital

Are you considering studying veterinary science? The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus delivers excellence in agricultural, natural resource, and veterinary sciences. Just under a one hour drive west of Brisbane, the campus offers a unique blend of modern teaching facilities, state-of-the-art laboratories and historic buildings.

UQ Gatton operates commercial production units including dairy, poultry, piggery, beef herd, equine precinct and wildlife facilities, to support teaching, research and hands-on training. The programs offered in the areas of agribusiness, agriculture and horticulture, animal studies and environmental management, and veterinary science are internationally recognized as the best in Australia.

The University of Queensland’s Equine Hospital at the Gatton campus is a world-class veterinary hospital designed and built specifically for horses. The clinical staff of the hospital includes veterinary specialists in equine medicine, surgery and reproduction.

Facilities include orthopaedic, soft tissue and standing surgery theatres; advanced diagnostic equipment (digital radiography, computed tomography (CT), nuclear scintigraphy, echocardiography), high-speed treadmill, intensive care unit (including dedicated foal ICU) and dedicated isolation unit.

Services include orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery (including arthroscopy, laparsocopy and laser surgery); internal medicine diagnostic services (neurology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, cardiology, ophthalmology and respiratory medicine); dedicated anaesthesia service; 24-hour intensive care (adult and foal); diagnostic imaging (including radiology, ultrasound, CT and nuclear scintigraphy); and treadmill performance evaluations.

University of Queensland Veterinary School
Part of UQ Veterinary School facilities

UQ Veterinary School

Are you interested in veterinary science? The University of Queensland Bachelor of Veterinary Science program is one of the most sought after in Australia, attracting the very best students and producing veterinarians that are in high demand, both domestically and internationally.

The veterinary science program at UQ Veterinary School provides the broadest base in the biological sciences of any undergraduate course and provides a very wide range of career options as well as its professional qualifications, enabling graduates to practice veterinary medicine and surgery.


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