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Employee Discounts Scheme

The Employee Discounts Scheme can be accessed via and offers discounts at hundreds of high street retailers including supermarkets, high street stores, restaurants and many more. This includes vouchers and reloadable top up cards. The mylifestyle hub will also provide information on a range of wellbeing topics, as well as access to discounts specifically for Queen’s employees.

Current employees will receive a welcome email from Edenred with their username (QUB email address) and password. New starters will receive a welcome email from Edenred within one month of their start date.

For more information, please refer to the User Guide and/or FAQs.

University Discounts

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.”