Alumni Friends: Books

see how old books = new scholarships

Go to Rare Book Auction

Rare Book Auction

Held at the start of our Biennial Book Fair, it’s a fabulous opportunity to buy something rare and wonderful for yourself or as a gift. Click to see what will be on offer at the next Auction.

Go to Biennial Book Fair

Biennial Book Fair

The UQ Alumni Book Fair® is the prime fund-raising activity of Alumni Friends for UQ scholarships. The next Book Fair is to be held on 3-6 May, 2019.

Go to Pop Up Book Sales

Pop Up Book Sales

We know that our bibliophiles read far too much to wait for the biennial book fairs, so to keep your brain entertained we’ve introduced our pop up sales, held in time for Christmas and other times during the year.

Go to Book Blog

Book Blog

Check out some of our latest news (including reviews of books that have been donated). You never know, you might find that ‘must read’ everyone’s been talking about.

Like to donate your time, books or money, (we're not shy about asking). Then please contact us below.

The Books Team

Our tireless volunteers who have worked on many of our 21 Book Fairs

Gary Lambrides

Project Manager

Anne Mullins

Rare Books Co-Convenor

Margaret Blaszczyk

Art, Architecture, Design and Photography

Peter Jell

Dr Peter Jell is a UQ Blue in Rowing from 1966, and has been an active participant in that sport for more than fifty years. He is an active volunteer in connection with the Alumni Friends’ Book Fair, having recently taken over responsibility for the logistics for the Bookhouse team.
Hear from the people who have benefited from scholarships, book donations and research grants funded by our book sales.

Would you like to be part of the Books Team? All it takes is one email or call.

Book Blog

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