A warm congratulations to the happy couple.
We are truly delighted to assist in conceptualising, planning and guiding your extraordinary day. Our passionate and dedicated functions team has specialist wedding knowledge, as well as a referral network of leading suppliers, to meet your every desire.
Whether it is an intimate, casual ceremony or a large-scale, formal reception, we are committed to making your wedding a perfect reflection of you.
We look forward to meeting you and ensuring your day is as exceptional and as stress-free as possible.
- The Schonell Events & Catering team.
Just wanted to say a huge thank you from Nick and myself! Everything went absolutely beautifully and your staff were amazing.
The food was beautiful too, and I think everyone went away quite full by the end of the night!- Emily & Nick. A
Thank you for the most magical, fabulous, beautifully smooth wedding anyone has ever had! I couldn't be more satisfied with how the day went and the reception food was just fantastic.
Thank you for making our day so perfect, affordable, classy and easy.- Carmen & Michael. K
The University of Queensland St Lucia campus will add an exquisite backdrop of traditional elegance to your day.
If you are UQ Alumni or staff, you can host your wedding ceremony at one of Brisbane’s most scenic outdoor locations. With river frontage, lakes, picture perfect greenery and iconic sandstone buildings, you’ll have the perfect backdrop to capture your special day. We offer flexibility to all couples and are dedicated to creating the wedding you envision.
Leafy and tranquil. The Natural Amphitheatre (pictured) overlooks the fountains and serenity of UQ Lakes, between large trees and natural flora. Beautiful photographic opportunities await every turn.
Peaceful and intimate. The Alumni Court is tucked away amongst the historic, sandstone buildings of the Great Court.
All ceremony packages include:
- 2-hour exclusive use of either the Natural Amphitheatre Ceremony Lawn or the Alumni Court
- Full setup, styling & pack down of the ceremony site with your personal choice from our Ceremony Style Guide provided by the award-winning stylists at Beautiful Weddings
- Unlimited access to the stunning UQ grounds for bridal photography
- Reserved parking for 2 bridal cars
- Personalised directional signage to ceremony location
- Water refreshment station
- Your own experienced wedding coordinator to assist with the planning of the ceremony & the smooth coordination of proceedings on the day
- An experienced wedding ceremony attendant present to assist & receive guests
You have the choice between two beautiful reception spaces on the historical grounds of the University of Queensland.
The Innes Room is a traditional reception venue, located on its own private floor overlooking the manicured grounds of the university. The space is elegantly finished with a stunning parquetry floor, floor to ceiling windows and expansive private balcony. The room features a private bar and kitchen with exclusive use of facilities on your wedding day. This is a truly flexible space with a simple, open design that will suit any event style and configuration. Set the mood with a personalised soundtrack using our PA system.
The Holt Room is ready to be transformed into your dream reception venue. It is the perfect space for those looking to host a large wedding without feeling cramped, with natural light and a private balcony making the room bright and airy.
Our Wedding Reception Package offers you choice at an affordable price without compromising on the quality. Choose from a 3-course reception package or buffet option. We can also create a bespoke package to better suit your needs, please contact us for more information.
Casual Catering Options
Looking for something a little more laid back? We can offer great casual yet delicious catering in our spaces, Red Room or anywhere on campus. With a selection of platters, morning and afternoon tea items and modern casual buffets you can create your dream wedding on a budget.
Talk to our friendly events team for a personalised quote.