UQ Alumni Book Fair® and Rare Book Auction FAQ

Payment details on the day

The staff will accept cash or card.

Where is the closest parking?

The event is located at the UQ Centre. Details regarding casual parking can be found here.

Is there a Rare Book Auction catalogue?

Yes, it can be found here.

Can I register an absentee bid?

Yes, the form can be found here. Absentee bids will not be accepted after 1pm on Friday 30 April 2021.

Where can I find out more information about the Rare Book Auction?

You can find out more about the Rare Book Auction here.

Are there any other activities on campus?

There are many other things to do at the St Lucia campus. Find out more here.

Are there any food outlets open?

There are many food outlets available. Find out more here.

How do I get there? - public transport options

The campus can be accessed via car, bus, bike or ferry. Find out about options available here.

Do I have to register?

You will need to register in order to attend and please note that due to capacity restrictions, there may be a short wait to enter the exhibition hall. Click here to register.

Do I have to register my children?

Yes, if you are registering, you must also reserve a ticket for children of all ages. Click here to register.

Can I volunteer?

We appreciate the help of volunteers. Find out more here

How do I donate books?

Donations for the UQ Alumni Book Fair and Rare Book Auction can be left in the Book Shed, in the car park behind Building 82E (Seddon West, St Lucia campus), any time of day. The ‘Book Bunker’ is also available for donations at UQ’s Long Pocket Campus, 80 Meiers Rd, Indooroopilly QLD 4068 (adjacent to the Banksia loading bay). Please note that the Long Pocket Campus is not open outside normal office hours.

Donations of large quantities of books need to be pre-arranged. Please call the Book Group on +61 7 3346 3166.

Find out more about the history of the UQ Alumni Book Fair and Rare Book Auction.