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Queen's Film Theatre

Since its inception in 1968, QFT has occupied a unique place in the cultural and entertainment life of Northern Ireland. This uniqueness comes from QFT's special atmosphere, its screenings of carefully curated new and classic films, its loyal members and audiences and from the many people who have worked front of house and behind the scenes. Today QFT is a vibrant and modern cinema that welcomes 100,000 people through its door every year. Staff are entitled to a discount on all standard QFT screenings. Simply show your staff card at the QFT Box Office, or select Staff when booking your tickets online.

  • QUB Staff Evening Price: £5 (standard admission is £6.95)
  • QUB Staff Matinee Price: £4 (standard admission is £5, this applies Mon-Fri)

Queen’s Welcome Centre

The Queen's Welcome Centre is a Northern Ireland Tourist Board Local Information Office for South Belfast. It serves as an information point for visitors and tourists, as well as offering a varied selection of souvenirs and gifts. Staff can avail of 10% discount in the Welcome Centre upon production of a staff ID card.

Queen's Open Learning

The Open Learning short courses are open to all adults, regardless of age or qualifications, whether for career development, personal growth or simply to satisfy a love for learning. Staff can avail of discounted rates on open learning courses.

Queen’s Sport

Queen’s Sport provides opportunities for students and staff to take part in a wide range of group fitness sessions and individual training in our ‘world class’ facilities. Staff can avail of discounted membership rates at Queen’s Sport.

Blackwell's Bookshop

Blackwell’s, our University Bookshop, has opened its new shop in 42 University Road, just a few doors down from the Seamus Heaney Institute. The shop stocks academic texts for students, a range of bestselling fiction and non-fiction, as well as stationery and everyday cards.

All University staff receive a 10% discount all year round.”

Perks Directory

With Perks Directory, staff can enjoy great savings on meals out with family and friends, checking out the latest blockbuster movies, keeping fit at the gym, your weekly grocery shop, making memories with your family, getting away for a hotel break, filling up your car at the pump, enjoying some fresh air on the golf course, looking good in a new outfit, relaxing on the sofa with a treat night takeaway – and so much more.

With over 1,500 offers and discounts, there are substantial savings of up to 50% to be enjoyed at venues across the country, and there’s something for everyone.

Staff will receive your Perks Card when you join the University and then each January when the new cards are issued. The table below shows the savings that can be made.

Venue Offer Example Use RRP Saving
Frankie & Benny's 20% Discount Meal out with friends £122.90 £24.58
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum 2 for 1 Admission for 2 £22.00 £11.00
Stena Line 10% Discount Belfast to Liverpool £384.00 £38.40
Drumbo Park Race Stadium 2 for 1 Admission for 2 £20.00 £10.00
Galgorm Castle Golf Club 25% Discount Four Ball £240.00 £60.00
Wagamama 15% Discount Meal for two £65.90 £9.89
Lyric Theatre 15% Discount 4 theatre tickets £80.00 £12.00
Cottages4you 10% Discount 1 week in 3 bed cottage £1086.00 £108.60
Funky Monkeys 2 for 1 Admission for 2 £9.90 £4.95
Sainsbury's 4% Discount Annual savings on a weekly grocery shop £58.80 a week £122.30 a year

Download the free Perks app

Whether you are out and about and need to see where you can save with your card, or want to see what offers are close to home, the Perks app brings over 1,500 offers to your fingertips. The app is free to download from the App Store for iPhone users or Google Play for Android phone users. Simply search for Perks.