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189th Congregation – November 26, 2013

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Communications and Public Affairs Office

Tel: 2219-4263
Fax: 2517-4411


The University’s Congregation is one of the most important events in the HKU calendar and a once-in-a-lifetime event for graduates.  It is the annual ceremony held by the University to officially confer the respective degrees on students who are eligible for graduation.

  Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2013        

  Time: 2:30pm

  Venue: Hall 1, AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau, Hong Kong

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Collection of Certificates

Certificates of the Class of 2013 have been available for collection from the Academic Services Office in Room G-04, Ground Floor, Run Run Shaw Building on the main campus starting from December 16, 2013. Office hours are 9:00am to 5:30pm from Mondays to Fridays and 9am to 12:30pm on Saturdays except University Holidays (whole day of Christmas Eve, afternoon of New Year's Eve and afternoon of Chinese New Year's Eve) and all Public Holidays. Please bring along your HKID or passport for verification.

Please click here for more details and forms.

HKU Email Accounts for the Class of 2013

A web-based email service, HKU Connect, has been available to the Class of 2013 since August 2013.

HKU Connect is an outsourced email service running on the Google platform.  Starting from 2012, all new graduates will be given a permanent HKU Connect email account with 25GB disk space powered by Google mail.

HKU Connect email account will be automatically created for graduands, there is no need to apply for it.  This graduate account has the same name and initial password as the student account, ie, the same for accessing HKU Portal.  If your former student account/HKU Portal login is and password abcd1234, your graduate account name is with the same password abcd1234.

Starting this August, graduands of the Class of 2013 please access your graduate email account via and then click "CONNECT.HKU.HK". Please keep checking your mail box to get the notices and reminders of important matters of the 189th Congregation and all other messages from the University.

Please check out further information from the following link:

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