Conferment of Degree and Congregation (PG)
Starting from 2022/23 academic year, degrees will be conferred in absentia at scheduled sessions below:
(1) 31 January
(2) 31 March
(3) 31 May
(4) 31 July
(5) 15 October
Students will automatically have their degrees conferred at the immediate next session of the degree conferral that follows the Committee on Postgraduate Studies (CPS) meeting in which their graduation is confirmed (e.g. students who receive CPS approval to graduate in January will have their degrees conferred on 31st January).
The Congregation ceremony will only be held once each year, normally in November/December. All graduates with degrees conferred in the academic year concerned will be invited to the ceremony. Details of the ceremony which are normally announced in September/October can be found at http://congregation.ust.hk/. Graduates of the postgraduate diploma programs and postgraduate certificate programs will not be invited to the graduation ceremony of the University.