Established in 1977 by then Chancellor Sir Hermann Black, we aim to:
Our key initiatives are running:
All our members are volunteers, allowing all of the funds raised to go directly to our important projects.
The Committee's contribution to the University is considerable, always seeking to maintain and improve our unique environment and the opportunities available to our students.
We are hopeful that the 2021 Book Fair can proceed in September but that will depend on Covid-19 restrictions, if any, in force at the time. We will be in a better position to be more definite later in the year. Currently, the Book Fair is scheduled to run from Saturday 11 September to Wednesday 15 September 2021.
Updated information about the Book Fair will be posted on this page.
Find out more about these two bursaries in the 'All faculties and schools' section of the advertised bursaries webpage on the University's current students website.
Find out more about this bursary in the 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students' section of the advertised bursaries webpage on the University's current students website.
Find out more about this bursary in the 'Students with a disability' section of the advertised bursaries webpage on the University's current students website.
We also fund a wide range of grants for student and staff initiatives, across many different areas of the University. Examples of the initiatives we support include:
If you would like to sponsor a bursary or a grant, please contact us.
Joining the committee is a wonderful way to engage with the University and its students, and use your talents to improve the University community.
Volunteer opportunities include staffing the Gift Shop, assisting with the Book Fair, and helping to organise occasional social and fundraising functions.