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The Office of International Student Exchange (OISE) team, the International Admissions team and the Summer Programme team share an office in the Global Lounge. OISE team administers the HKU Worldwide Student Exchange Programme for undergraduate students and provides support services to both incoming and outgoing exchange students, the International Admissions team deals with overseas undergraduate recruitment matters while the Summer Programme team administers various programmes in HKU during summer. Please approach our reception counter and inform what your needs are should you wish to speak to any of the staff from the above teams

The office opening hours would be:
Monday to Friday: 09:00am - 06:00pm (lunch hour: 1:00 – 2:00 pm)
Closed on Saturday, Sunday, University and Public Holidays.


To enhance your enjoyment while you share that Perfect Cup with a friend, Global Lounge brings you a warm lighting, couches and sofa chairs, a private space and space for community socializing.

Souvenir Corner

Selected items of the HKU Memento Collection are available at the Global Lounge, please approach our reception counter if you wish to purchase any of those souvenirs.

News Stations

TV links to around the world. We have one large 60" plasma tv and 12 smaller plasma tvs, featuring news and other TV stations from different countries.


We offer a library of information about universities overseas. Through the continental corners, we provide newspapers, magazines and travel information from around the world. Come and find out yourself!