FAQ Where is the Schonell and Pizza Caffe? Click here for GETTING HERE information Where can I park?
Click here for PARKING information How do I buy tickets for cinema and can I buy in advance?
Tickets for our regular cinema screenings are available from The Candy Bar, opposite Theatre 1. The Candy Bar is open 30 min prior to each session. At this stage we do not sell advance tickets for cinema, however if you have a group of 30 or more contact us for special rates and arrangements. Click here for BUY TICKETS information
Is the Schonell licensed?
The foyer area and Cinema 2 (where our regular films are held) is licensed. Theatre 1 (where live shows are held) is not. The Candy Bar offers a range of imported and Australian beer and wine. The Pizza Caffe is licensed. Do you offer special discounts for students, concession, seniors and UQ staff for cinema?
For our regular cinema events, yes we do, on presentation of relevant identification cards. For Live Shows and special events refer to your chosen events' details.
Can I use EFTPOS or credit card to purchase cinema tickets, Candy Bar items and pizza?
The Candy Bar has eftpos (no cash out). There are also several ATMs located in the UQU complex. The Pizza Caffe accepts Visa/MasterCard and EFTPOS (no Diners or Amex)
Can I get a discount for a group?
If you have a group of 30 or more for our regular cinema - contact us for special discounts. All discounted tickets must be purchased together and it's advised to arrive early so that you can all sit together. This special discount applies to full adult tickets. For a private booking refer to our 'venue hire
' page and for more information click here to contact us.
Can I use 'ticket offer' vouchers, third party coupons, gift vouchers and movie deals at the Schonell?
We do not accept free ticket or 2 for 1 ticket offers unless the Schonell is listed on the voucher. These free ticket/vouchers/offers are subject to terms and conditions as listed on each document. Gift vouchers purchased from UQU are accepted as per terms and conditions listed on the voucher. We DO accept ENTERTAINMENT BOOK vouchers subject to terms and conditions related to each offer.
Movie Deals purchased from the Pizza Caffe are accepted for regular cinema screenings - these movie deals are not valid for Live Shows, Special Events and Private Functions.
How do I enquire about hire of the Cinema /Theatre or foyer space?
Click here for our VENUE HIRE information
What kind of movies do you screen?
We regularly screen the best of art house/Australian film/ foreign films and independent releases.
How long will a movie be screening for?
Generally our films will run for 4 weeks, however this does vary depending on popularity of the movie. When is the cinema open?
We screen movies from Thursday through to Mondays, closed public holidays. Check our weekly cinema schedules on the right.
What do the film classification symbols mean? Click here for FILM CLASSIFICATION information.
What is a special event and how do I buy tickets?
A special event held at The Schonell is generally organized by a third party and includes anything from film, debates, discussions etc. Tickets for special events are handled by the organization presenting (see special event details) and not by the Schonell. Special admission prices and conditions may apply.
Click here for SPECIAL EVENT details
How do I buy tickets for Live Shows?
Ticketing for Live shows/Theatre/Musicals/Orchestra/Special Events held at the Schonell are handled and organized by the presenting company. Each live show will have their own ticketing arrangements.
Click here for LIVE SHOW information
When is the Candy Bar open?
The Candy Bar (opposite Theatre 1) is open 30 min prior to each regular movie session, and before/at interval/and sometimes after live shows & special events.
Click here for information on our CANDY BAR
How do I subscribe or unsubscribe to your newsletter?
Click here for information on our e-newsletter
When is the Pizza Caffe open?
Trading hours vary during semester and outside of University semester periods.
The Pizza Caffe is closed on public holidays.
Please click here for trading hours
Please call 3377 2239 to check current trading times.
How do I book a table?
Call: (07) 3377 2239
What about deliveries?
The Pizza Caffe provides take-away or dine in options. We do not deliver.
How can I find out about Pizza Caffe specials, discounts and events?
Click here for our PIZZA CAFFE page, or phone (07) 3377 2239. The Pizza Caffe student and UQ Staff discounts are subject to presentation of relevant identification cards.
Do you have gluten free/vegetarian options?
Yes we offer 'gluten friendly base' and vegetarian options.
I have purchased a Movie Deal from the Pizza Caffe, when and how can I use this?
Present your movie deal ticket at the Candy Bar or cinema door for entry to your selected movie. Movie Deals purchased from the Pizza Caffe provide entry to our regular cinema only. These cannot be used for Live Shows or special events. These movie deal tickets are non-refundable and non-replaceable if lost or stolen.
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