About the Co-op

The Co-op is Australia’s largest member-owned retailer, with over 2 million members joining since our co-operative was founded by students in 1958. We are the largest provider of tertiary and professional educational resources which students can access online and at university campuses around Australia. Our mission to make uni life affordable and stress free is supported by our wide range of textbooks, general books, stationery, tech, gifts, STEM/STEAM educational products, games, medical supplies and uni gear.

Why we're different

We are a co-operative, owned by our members - over 2 million of them! So, all profits are returned to members through member only discounts and lifelong access to special offers and rewards.

Why join?

Here are the top 5 reasons to join the Co-op now:

  1. Member discounts on nearly all books and products in store
  2. Amazing offers on clothing, convenience, travel and gym accessories and more
  3. Competitions and prizes
  4. Your first purchase could pay for the one-off Membership fee

Membership lasts a lifetime and costs just $25. So, join now!


Financial Report 2017-2018

Click here to see our most recent Financial Report.

Where to find us



Our stores can be found on University campuses all across Australia. To find your nearest store, view our list of Co-op store locations.


Head Office

Location: Level 1, 15 Foster Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Postal Address: Level 1, 15 Foster Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Company Name: University Co-operative Bookshop Ltd
Australian Business Number (ABN): 70 009 937 160