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Registration of Your Graduation Ceremony
(Only applicable to graduates of Postgraduate Diploma in Education/ Undergraduate Degrees/ Higher Diploma/ Diploma Degrees programmes)

If I will not attend the Graduation ceremony, do I need to inform the University?

Yes, please inform the University by completing the Online Registration on or before the deadline for registration.

If I do not complete the Online Registration procedures during the specified dates, would there be any further arrangement for me?

If you fail to complete the Online Registration procedures, we shall assume that you will NOT attend the Graduation ceremony, and no admission ticket and guest tickets will be provided.

Are there any admission rules for graduates?

The Graduation Ceremony is a formal and solemn occasion to celebrate your completion of studies at the University successfully. Please observe the House Rules for attending the ceremony.

 

Award Certificate

When can I collect my award certificate?

With the University’s priority of health and safety, delivery of award certificates will be handled exceptionally this year by dispatching your award certificate via postal delivery. Therefore, you do not need to return to the University to collect your award certificate as what has been done in our established practice.

Delivery of award certificate by post will be free of charge for the graduates with Graduation Date* of '31 March 2021' or '31 August 2021' starting from October 2021 and had completed the Online Registration on or before 3 October 2021 (Sunday). For those that missed the deadline, please write to Registry by email to (arrcong@eduhk.hk) with justification for special arrangement.

Delivery of award certificate by post will also be free of charge for the graduates with Graduation Date* of '31 October 2021' starting from December 2021. It is important that you would provide us with an up-to-date mailing address when completing the Online Registration on or before 24 October 2021 (Sunday). Late registration after 24 October 2021 will not be entertained. Please click here and read carefully for the details of the collection of Award Certificate by post.

I missed the deadline of the online registration for the collection of award certificate by post, what should I do?

If you have missed the online registration deadline, please write to Registry by email to (arrcong@eduhk.hk).

Can I collect my award certificate in person?

If you choose not to receive your award certificate by post, you are required to send an email request to Registry (arrcong@eduhk.hk) with justification for making special arrangements for collection in person.

Academic Dress

If I attend the graduation ceremony, do I need to wear a full set of Academic Dress?

(Only applicable to graduates of Postgraduate Diploma in Education/ Undergraduate Degrees/ Higher Diploma/ Diploma Degrees programmes)

All graduates attending the Graduation Ceremony are required to refer to the Dress Code and wear the full set of academic dress on-site including the correct Subject Discipline Colour of your programme/hood. Graduates not in full or incorrect academic dress or in wrong subject discipline colour WILL NOT be allowed to enter the Arena (C-LP-11) and will be arranged to seat separately to watch broadcasts. Please refer to Colour of Gown and Hoods posted on the University's Graduation Ceremony website for the designated subject discipline colour of your programme/hood.

What is a full set of academic dress?

Based on the designated academic dress of the programme, a full set of academic dress consists of a gown, a hood (if applicable) and a mortarboard/bonnet (if applicable). Please refer to this page for the details of the academic dress for respective programmes.

When and where can I borrow/rent my academic dress?

Please visit our webpages for the arrangement of Loan/Rental of Academic Dress.

If I cannot come in person to collect my academic dress, what should I do?

Please ask your representative to bring along the Rental Slip/ Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher* and two copies of the Gown & Rental Deposit Form (you must make an online reservation in advance for borrow/rental of academic dress at the University’s designated supplier (Victoria Uniform)) to collect the items on your behalf. For details, please refer to this page.
*The rental slip or voucher will be enclosed with the letter of Rental/Loan of Academic Dress.

Do I need to pay for my academic dress?

Please refer to this page for details.

Do I need to present the TRUE copy of Rental Slip/ Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher during my collection of Academic Dress?

You MUST present the TRUE copy of this rental slip/voucher stamped with the official chop of EdUHK to Victoria Uniform when collecting the academic dress. A rental slip/voucher without the official chop of EdUHK will be regarded as invalid. Please note that photocopy or digital copy of this rental slip/voucher will NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you do not receive the voucher by 30 July 2021, please write to the Registry (arrcong@eduhk.hk) for make-up arrangement.

If the academic dress does not fit me, can I change it?

No change of size will be arranged once the academic dress is collected from the University’s designated supplier, Victoria Uniform business outlet. Graduates can choose the size of academic dress at the business outlet of Victoria Uniform. Please refer to the Victoria Uniform's website for details.

If I have forgotten to collect my academic dress, are there any make-up arrangements on campus?

The University WILL NOT provide any academic dress to any graduates on campus. Academic dress must be collected from the University’s designated supplier, Victoria Uniform business outlet in advance.

Do I need to wear the academic dress to attend the Virtual Graduation Ceremony?

(Only applicable to graduates of Doctor of Philosophy/ Doctor of Education/ Master of Philosophy/ Taught Master Degrees programmes)

It is not necessary for you to wear the academic dress to attend the ceremony online. However, you could still loan/rent the academic dress to take pictures with your relatives and friends.

When should I return the academic dress or can I apply for late return?

For Doctor of Philosophy/ Doctor of Education/ Master of Philosophy/ Taught Master Degrees:
You are required to return the academic dress to the University’s designated supplier, Victoria Uniform within the first rental period, i.e. 180 days. A penalty charge will be levied for late return of academic dress after the stipulated period. Please refer to this page for details.

For Postgraduate Diploma in Education/ Undergraduate Degrees/ Higher Diploma/ Diploma Degrees:
Regardless of the date of collecting the academic dress from Tai Po business outlet of the University’s designated supplier, Victoria Uniform, graduates are required to return academic dress on or before 27 Jan 2022. A penalty charge will be levied for late return of academic dress after 27 Jan 2022. Please refer to this page for details.