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Schedule of Graduate School Board Meetings

 No. of Meeting Date
Deadline for award cases to reach the GS
Graduation Semester
(for RPg students admitted in 2018/19 or after@
1# 30 September 2020 4 September 2020
Semester 3, 2019/20 
2  28 October 2020 5 October 2020
Semester 1, 2020/21 
* 25 November 2020
 3 November 2020
3
 20 January 2021
 28 December 2020
*
24 February 2021
29 January 2021
^  14 March 2021 9 March 2021 
4
 5 May 2021 13 April 2021  Semester 2, 2020/21
5
23 June 2021 31 May 2021 Semester 3, 2020/21 
* 21 July 2021  28 June 2021 
*
25 August 2021  3 August 2021 
6
 15 September 2021 24 August 2021 
7
27 October 2021  4 October 2021   Semester 1, 2021/22
*
24 November 2021
2 November 2021
8
8 December 2021  16 November 2021 

# In order to meet the cut-off date for graduation confirmation, which was 30 September 2020, the award cases were ratified by the GSB via circulation on 24 September 2020.

^ In order to meet the cut-off date for graduation confirmation, which is 15 March 2021, the award cases will be ratified by the GSB via circulation on 14 March 2021.

* The RPg award cases will be considered and ratified by the GSB via circulation.

@ Graduation Semester is not applicable to RPg students admitted in 2017/18 or before.

 

 

The Academic Council has made a decision on the arrangement for the issuance of award parchments for 2014/15 and onwards. Under this arrangement, PolyU award parchments will be issued twice a year with cut-off dates set on 15 March and 30 September every year.

Issuance of Award Parchment
Cut-off Date for Graduation Confirmation (also date to be printed on Parchment) 
Deadline for documents of award cases to reach the GS in order to graduate in 2020/21
Round 1 15 March in each year 9 March 2021
Round 2 30 September in each year 24 August 2021

 

Graduation in 2020/21 Deadline for documents of award cases to reach the GS
Date to be printed on Award Parchment  Collection of Award Parchment
To be presented the award in person in the Main Session of the 27th Congregation (for PhD students) or in the Faculty/School Session (for MPhil students) and to have the name included in the graduate list printed for the occasion. For details, please click here. 9 March 2021  15 March 2021 Late March/early April 2021
24 August 2021
 30 September 2021 Late October/early November 2021

 

Last updated: 16 Jul 2021


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