Global lounge resource room space

About the space and booking the Global Lounge

About the Global Lounge

Not part of a student club, but interested in learning more about global issues or hanging out with like-minded people? Come to the Global Lounge to take part in interculturally-focused events, or even book your own. You can also enjoy free hot drinks and a quiet place to study.

Book the space

  1. Check the Global Lounge availability calendar below.
  2. If the Global Lounge  is available for your time and date, complete the electronic booking form.  Please allow two business days for bookings during our regular hours and  five business days for off-hour bookings. We will contact you once your booking is confirmed.

Important information regarding your booking

The Global Lounge's hours of operation are 12pm to 8pm, Monday to Friday. If your booking is for outside our business hours, you will be subject to a charge of $20/hour plus HST, payable to International House. 

If your booking is for a recurring event, please email us. This can also be specified in the 'Notes and Special Requests Regarding this Booking' section. 


Cancellation policy

​​​​​​We understand that bookings may need to be cancelled. In these situations we ask that you please notify us of your need to cancel an event booking 48 hours in advance. If you need to cancel your booking/s, our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • Send cancellation details to the Global Lounge staff by email or phone.  Inform us of cancellations as soon as possible so we can reallocate the space to a person on the waiting list.
  • Bookings that are NOT cancelled in advance will result in a warning to the event organizers.
  • After three warnings, event organizers will have their Global Lounge booking privileges revoked.

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