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Welcome to University Book Shop Textbooks.

University Book Shop (Otago) Ltd has been supplying textbooks for over 75 years. While we mostly stock books for University of Otago (including College of Education) and Otago Polytechnic, we do source and stock textbooks for institutions, medical specialists, and other universities and training institutes. Email

Refer to your course record for details on which books are essential, highly recommended, recommended or supplementary.

UBS On Campus is OPEN for In-store, Online and Click & Collect.

Hours During Exams and Mid Year Break: 9am-4pm Monday-Friday | Saturday, Sundays & Public Holidays: CLOSED

Buyback: Semester 2 2022 (Click here for PDF of current Buy Back)

Buyback of second hand textbooks runs at UBS On Campus from 9 June 2022 until 14 July 2022. This semester we are paying cash or UBS voucher (with an added 10%) for good quality second hand books. 

Note: We buy back First Year Health Science books year round so bring any current editions (ie, those that are the required teaching text for any FYHS course) in to UBS On Campus for cash or voucher payments.

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