Study resources


Have you bought your textbooks yet? Find out which textbooks are required for your unit by clicking the Textbooks tab on the unit details page.

You can order your books online today through The Co-op, our preferred textbook supplier. It costs just $25 to join up as a Co-op Member, and membership is for life. All Co-op Members enjoy discounts on the entire Co-op range, as well as exclusive access to benefits like Price Beat Promise and an extra 15% off second-hand textbooks. Membership application forms are available in-store, or head online to

Don't forget to order your books early to ensure they arrive in time for your study term.

Textbook Buyback

The Co-op's textbook buyback scheme lets you sell the old textbooks you no longer want or need back to the Co-op. Simply take the eligible textbooks in-store and you'll receive up to 30% of the RRP back into your bank. Find out more here -

Textbook finder

Enter your unit name to see a list of required and/or recommended textbooks.


Co-op provides free shipping for all orders over $50 within Australia. There is a flat fee of just $6.95 for orders under $50, no matter where you are in Australia.

The Co-Op also provides International Delivery. Delivery of international orders is by Australia Post's Regular Air Parcels Service and delivery cost is based on the weight of the items purchased and is calculated during online checkout.

You can email The Co-Op directly at The Co-Op Contact Us page or call 1300 61 71 81, and remember to allow extra time for international postage.

Textbook Vouchers

If you currently have a valid Unibooks voucher, Open Universities Australia will replace this with a Co-Op textbook voucher of equal value. Please email with your OUA ID, name, contact information and Unibooks voucher details.