The University held the Doctor of Philosophy and Faculty/School Sessions of the 26th Congregation, and the 25th Congregation Make-up Sessions for the Faculty of Business and the Faculty of Construction and Environment in March. Presided over by Council Chairman Dr Lam Tai-fai, the ceremony was held online, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.


For 2019/20, PolyU graduated about 9,432 students, including around 390 doctoral recipients, as well as 4,070 master’s degree or postgraduate diploma, 4,672 bachelor’s degree and 300 sub-degree students.


At the Congregation, PolyU President Jin-Guang Teng extended his appreciation to the graduates for their hard work, dedication and resilience while overcoming various difficulties in pursuing their studies during the COVID-19 pandemic. He encouraged all graduates to set well-defined goals so as to give their life a meaningful direction. He further urged them not to forget their social responsibilities and to contribute to the progress of society and the development of the Nation.


Professor Teng also told graduates, “Please take on the current challenges, embrace any opportunity you encounter and glow with brilliance in a world full of uncertainties.”