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Virtual Global Lounge

A fun, welcoming and informative virtual community to entertain and support all NTU and NTIC students through the Coronavirus crisis.

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Welcome to our Virtual Global Lounge

Join the Virtual Global Lounge

With lots of us lying low to limit the spread of Covid-19, we will do our best to help you combat boredom by bringing you lots of fun activities, tips, and chats - all accessed virtually and for free. See the timetable below for our regular weekly activities. For one-off activities please visit our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram profiles.

Join the Employability team's Connect Lunch live chat every fortnight on Tuesdays, 12 pm - 1 pm on the following dates: 5 and 19 May and 2, 16 and 30 June.

Join the Library team's Connect Lunch live chat every fortnight on Wednesdays, 12 pm - 1 pm on the following dates: 6 and 20 May and 3, 17 June, and 1 July.

NTU students can take part in Global Conversations between 5 - 15 May. This is an opportunity for students to share and reflect on the impact that COVID-19 has had. The sessions will be facilitated by teams of expert faculty from leading international universities. Sign up here and gain Acceler8 global points.
DateTimeActivity
Monday10.30 am - 11.30 amCuppa with the chaplains (live chat)
Monday12 pm - 1 pmConnect Lunch (live chat)
Monday 2 pm - 4 pmGames Afternoon
Monday 4 pm - 5 pmAfternoon Tea (live chat)
Tuesday12 pm - 1 pmConnect Lunch (live chat)
Tuesday 4 pm - 5 pmAfternoon Tea (live chat)
Tuesday5pm - 7pmLanguage Cafe
Wednesday 12 pm - 1 pmConnect Lunch (live chat)
Wednesday2 pm - 2.30 pmGuided meditation delivered by NTU Faith and Chaplaincy
Wednesday4 pm - 5 pmAfternoon Tea (live chat)
Wednesday5 pm - 7 pmGames Afternoon
Thursday12 pm - 1 pmConnect Lunch (live chat)
Thursday2 pm - 4 pmLanguage Cafe
Thursday4 pm - 5 pmAfternoon Tea (live chat)
Friday 12 pm - 1 pmConnect Lunch (live chat)
Friday 1 pm - 2 pmBook club (live chat)
Friday 2 pm - 2.30 pmPrayer sermon
Friday 4 pm - 5 pmAfternoon Tea (live chat)

All of our online activities and discussions are available via 'The Virtual Global Lounge Teams' using 365 Office.

Find out more by following NTU Global Lounge on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

Opening hours: We are open online in the Virtual Global Lounge Monday - Thursday 9am - 7pm and Friday 9am - 5pm.

Virtual Global Lounge

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