Other Initiatives

Queen’s has a vibrant campus life with a range of services and facilities available to staff. Staff have access to a number of unique benefits on campus to enhance working life including;

Queen's is a member of the Santander Universities Network which offers unique staff benefits.

Through the Art Loan Scheme staff can access an interest free loan to purchase art from the Naughton Gallery.

Queen's is committed to becoming a low carbon organisation by reducing carbon emissions and providing a high quality working environment to staff and students. Environmental Champions who are staff volunteers and the Annual Green Week aim to promote and raise awareness of environmental issues. Numerous "how to" guides have been developed to educate and inspire staff to help achieve Queen's sustainability goals.

A Bite of Queen's is a staff initiative, which through a series of lunchtime tours, showcases the great work being carried out across the campus. The tours give staff the opportunity to go behind the scenes in some of the University's great buildings, meet the staff that work in them and learn about the work that they do.

There are numerous places to eat at Queens, visit the Where to Eat site for full details. The Easy Pay System allows staff to add funds to their staff card and is a flexible way to pay for food and items from the campus coffee shops, the Students Union shop and the Welcome Centre.

Members of staff are automatic members of The Library at Queen's.

Staff members of staff are afforded discounted rates at the QFT details are provided at the time of booking.

‌PERKS - Staff Discount Scheme

Perks Staff Discount Scheme

Welcome to Perks - your employee benefit programme. From eating out to shopping, days out to golf, hotels to big high street names, there is something for everyone with significant savings in a short space of time.

Activate your 2016 Perks Card as soon as you receive it to view the full range of offers, be kept up to date with new offers throughout the year, enter fantastic competitions and much more. From eating out to shopping, go-karting to golf, hairdressers to big high street names, there is something for everyone with Perks so with only minimum usage you should notice significant savings in a short space of time.

See how much you can save with your Perks Card



Example Use




15% Discount

Meal for two



Frankie & Benny’s

20% Discount

Meal out with friends



Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

2 for 1

Admission for 2



Stena Line

10% Discount

Belfast to Liverpool



Drumbo Park Race Stadium

2 for 1

Admission for 2



Galgorm Castle Golf Club

25% Discount

Four Ball



Funky Monkeys

2 for 1

Admission for 2




10% Discount

Latest Blu-ray release




4% off Gift Card

Annual savings on a weekly grocery shop

£58.80 a week

£122.30 a year


10% Discount

Michael Kors Watch



Blue Inc

15% Discount

New party outfit



Life and Looks

10% Discount

ghd Gold V Series Max



Topaz Home Heat

Special Offer

1,000 litres of oil



Segway NI

30% Discount

Titanic Tour for 6



Dominos Pizza

33% Discount

Treat night takeaway



Ramada Encore Belfast

20% Discount

2 night break for 2



The majority of the offers are redeemed by presenting your Perks Card at the point of purchase whilst some are redeemed online or by purchasing a discounted gift card. It is important that you familiarise yourself with the information on the How To Use page on the Perks website. Within this page you will find information on how to use the o­ffers ensuring that you receive a warm welcome at any of our venues. We also provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Download the free Perks app to find offers on the move...

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, our app brings over 1,500 offers to your fingertips. The App is available and free to download from the App Store for iPhone users or Google Play for Android phone users.

Download today on the App Store or Google Play. Simply search for Perks.