展示區 Exhibition Area

The Global Lounge exhibition area showcases the many gifts and artifacts received by The Office of International Affairs, offered by international students, or donated by faculty. These multicultural mementos represent global alliances developed by the university.

The space, equipped with sofa, foreign language bookshelf and wall mounted exhibition shelves, is a useful display area and a great place to sit down with a foreign language book. NTU’s resident groups and societies are welcome to display their international orientated artwork and achievements here.

Displayed items are coordinated with current global lounge activities and events are changed regularly, so make sure you pop in and have a look when you visit!

國旗櫃 National Flag Cabinets

Each cabinet is filled with country specific, educational, tourist and social/political information and acts as a window into the wider world. If you want to find out more about a particular country, or want to browse through a few brochures in order to decide your next summer holiday destination, feel free to peak inside! If you have something to add, donations or promotional material can be placed with the reception desk.

書報櫃 Magazine & Newspaper Shelves

Global Lounge is more than just a venue, more than just a space. Rather the Global Lounge should be seen as a resource, part of that is the wide selections of magazines and periodicals available. Including CNN interactive English《CNN互動英語》, UTNE reader, TOKION magazine, National Geographic Traveler, CMYK design magazine, Taiwan Panorama《台灣光華雜誌》and China post. This list is sure to take care of your language learning, news coverage, travel and general interest needs.

衛星電視牆 Satellite TV

In order to get the whole story and be aware of current international opinion, global news coverage and a range of media sources are imperative.

The Global lounge offers over twenty satellite channels on five flat screen TVs including; Bloomberg, Channel News Asia, BBC, AL Jazeera, Russia today, Phoenix TV, TV 5,DW and Channel V. A full list of channels is available at the reception desk.

Content is offered in English, French, Russian, German, Mandarin, Arabic and many more, if you would like to catch your favorite foreign language and satellite programs or to view a DVD/video, please ask at the reception desk for a set of cordless headphones.

吧台 Bar

The bar can be used to service an existing event in the open area with food and beverages. The Bar is reserved along with the Kitchenette and Open Area.

簡易廚房 Kitchenette

Though cozy the kitchenette is well equipped and adequate for most events, whether in a food preparation capacity or as a space for a food orientated event. The Kitchenette is reserved along with the Bar and Open Area.

開放式交誼區 Open Area

The heart of the Global lunge is the central open area. When not reserved for an event the open area is a social space where groups can meet for language exchange, English language discussion groups and gatherings of a multicultural, global orientated nature. The Open Area is available to reserve, and its use includes the adjacent Kitchenette, Bar and Stage. It is suitable for large scale events.

會議室 Meeting Room

This international conference room is available for and international orientated meetings, discussion groups or group events (meetings in English, international club meetings). If your meeting requires the use of the projector please request one at the 2nd Student Activity Centre Office, next door.

舞台區 Stage

This well equipped stage is suitable for presentations, large group meetings and performances of an international nature. The ceiling-mounted projector and automated screen is perfect for information heavy presentations, while the backlighting, spotlight and general stage lighting is suitable for more entertainment orientated performances. This area is reserved along with the open area.

戶外景觀休閒區 Balcony

This outdoor seating and activity area is the perfect space to study or simply to enjoy a good book when the weather permits.

海報區 Poster Area

NTU’s resident groups and societies may use the Poster Area to promote and notify NTU’s local and international community about upcoming events. Please apply through the Global Lounge office.

服務台 Reception

辦公室 Office Area