The Dean’s Society honours alumni, parents, friends, foundations and companies who demonstrate their commitment to The University of Queensland by contributing to the UQ Business School, School of Economics or TC Beirne School of Law.

The Dean's Society consists of an annual membership and five lifetime membership circles.

Membership levels

  • Membership may be per household e.g. alumni partners; or as individuals
  • *Young alumni (35 or younger) may join The Dean’s Society with a $500 donation for annual membership
  • Membership is open to alumni, friends, foundations and companies.

Member benefits

Members of The Dean’s Society are recognised through:

  • Exclusive access to UQ Brisbane City Executive Lounge
  • Special communications from the Dean and Executive Dean
  • Exclusive invitations and reserved seating at special events
  • Exclusive invitation to The Dean’s Society Annual Dinner, with the School Dean
  • Special donor recognition in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law publications and website
  • An exclusive lapel pin for the year you pledge

Donate today to become a member of The Dean's Society or renew your membership. Give online to one of the destinations listed, or specify another BEL Faculty giving destination:

  1. Go to the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) Giving Page
  2. Choose a Giving Destination or select 'Other'
  3. Enter your gift amount
  4. Complete the remaining fields and process your payment 


* A donation of $500 for 35 years old and under is available

Alternatively, contact our advancement team to discuss a range of giving destinations available through the faculty and schools to suit your philanthropic aims.

You can become a member of The Dean’s Society by committing to a gift(s) totalling $1,000* or more per calendar year (available in instalments) to any fund within the Schools of Business, Economics or Law. As the donor, you have the opportunity to direct your gift to a fund benefiting the School of your choice.  Dual-Degree alumni must decide which School to support or provide a gift(s) totalling $2,000 ($1,000 for each school).

We thank our annual Dean's Society donors for their continued support. 

Lifetime Circle membership options include:

  • The Platinum Circle reflects accumulated giving of $5,000,000 or more and is a lifetime membership
  • The Diamond Circle reflects accumulated giving of $1,000,000 to $4,999,999 and is a lifetime membership
  • The Gold Circle reflects accumulated giving of $500,000 to $999,999 and is a lifetime membership
  • The Silver Circle reflects accumulated giving of $250,000 to $499,999 and is a lifetime membership
  • The Bronze Circle reflects accumulated giving of $100,000 to $249,999 and is a lifetime membership

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law recognises members in the Annual Philanthropy Report, published in the first quarter of each year. Your membership is acknowledged in the year you pledge, even if you intend to pay your pledge in the following year.

We thank our Lifetime Circle Dean's Society members for their continued support.

If you wish to discuss making a gift that will ensure the BEL Faculty continues to deliver a world-class education experience to our future leaders, please contact our Advancement team:

Jo Nitz
Director, Advancement
BEL Faculty
Phone: +61 7 334 69247

Steve Francis 
Advancement Officer
BEL Faculty
Phone: +61 7 334 67109