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The 64th Commencement for students of taught programmes, which will be Faculty-/School-based, will be held in the period from 31 May 2023 to 7 June 2023.  For details, please refer to the Programme Schedule.

 

The ceremonies for graduates of Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College and doctoral and research degrees will be held in July 2023 and November 2023 respectively.  Details will be announced in due course.

The 64th Commencement will be held at the Academic Community Hall (ACH).

All final year students of taught programmes may participate in the 64th Commencement, invitation and details regarding the graduation ceremony will be sent to you by your Faculty/School via email in late March 2023

 

Should you have any questions, please contact your Faculty/School.  Please refer to Contact Us for contact information.

Yes, you are required to confirm your attendance with the Faculty/School.  Invitation and details regarding the graduation ceremony will be sent to you by your Faculty/School via email in late March 2023.  Please check your HKBU email account on a regular basis in order to get updated information about the graduation ceremony.

 

Late registration will NOT be entertained and your absence at the ceremony will be assumed.  

 

Should you have any questions, please contact your Faculty/School.  Please refer to Contact Us for contact information.

All final year students of taught programmes are eligible to participate in the 64th Commencement preceding their graduation date.  If you have completed or expect to complete all the requirements of your programme in the current academic year, including summer studies, please register your attendance for the graduation ceremony.  Invitation and further details regarding the graduation ceremony will be sent to you by your Faculty/School via email in late March 2023

 

As the graduation ceremony will be held before students’ graduation is confirmed, students who eventually fail to meet the graduation requirements in the current academic year, resulting in a deferral of their graduation, will be invited to attend the graduation ceremony again in the following year.  As such, if you do not think that you are able to complete the graduation requirements this year, you may consider NOT registering for the graduation ceremony this year.

 

Should you have any questions, please contact your Faculty/School.  Please refer to Contact Us for contact information.

The 64th Commencement for taught programmes will be held in the period from 31 May 2023 to 7 June 2023.  No special arrangements will be made for students who cannot attend the graduation ceremony.

The 64th Commencement for taught programmes will be held in the period from 31 May 2023 to 7 June 2023.  No special arrangements will be made for students who cannot attend the graduation ceremony.

Every student will be given two guest tickets.  In view of the capacity of the Academic Community Hall, request for additional guest tickets will NOT be entertained.

Diplomas will be dispatched to students in October/November 2023 after the Senate has approved all graduation matters at its June and September meetings.  Further details and arrangements regarding the collection of diploma will be announced via email in due course.

Please submit your request for Amendment of Name to the Academic Registry/Graduate School/School of Continuing Education immediately.  Request made after 10 April 2023 will NOT be entertained.

 

Academic Regalia (Not applicable to UIC graduates)

 

It is a MUST for you to wear academic regalia for attending the Commencement ceremony.  

The gown-hiring service is provided by Victoria Uniform.  Please refer to its website external link for making on-line reservation of graduation gowns.  Information on the address, opening hours and telephone numbers of the rental outlets is also available on the website.

 

Graduates should use an HKBU online system code to login to the website external link of Victoria Uniform for making reservation.

 

Details of the online system code:

 

DegreeOnline System Code
Doctoral DegreeHKBU-D-23
Master's DegreeHKBU-M-23
Postgraduate DiplomaHKBU-PGD-23
Bachelor's DegreeHKBU-B3-23 (3 pieces*)

HKBU-B2-23 (2 pieces*) – for students who have already collected the gown at the time of admission
 

* 3 pieces: Gown, Hood, and Mortarboard
* 2 pieces: Hood and Mortarboard

 

The graduation gown registration period is from 20 April to 6 June 2023 for students of taught programmes.

The graduation gown collection period is from 4 May to 7 June 2023 for students of taught programmes.

The rental period is counted on a 35-calendar-day basis, both day of collection and day of return inclusive.  You are required to pay a rental fee and deposit.

 

For details, please visit the website external link of Victoria Uniform.

You are required to pay an extension fee for extending the rental period.

 

For details, please visit the website external link of Victoria Uniform.

If the full set of academic regalia is returned on time and in good condition, the deposit will be refunded to you in full by Victoria Uniform when you return the academic regalia at the rental outlet.

 

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