PolyU kick-starts its 27th Congregation
9 Nov 2021
Addressing the Congregation, Professor Jin-Guang TENG, President of PolyU, urged graduates to embrace social responsibility and make positive contributions to societal development. He said PolyU is committed to nurturing more interdisciplinary talents and fostering interdisciplinary collaborative research. PolyU will launch new education programmes in “Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics” and “Innovation and Entrepreneurship”, and strengthen students’ exposure to Chinese history and culture. The University will also actively initiate interdisciplinary research programmes to address major societal challenges through the newly established PolyU Academy for Interdisciplinary Research.
This year, PolyU graduated 9,819 students. In addition to PhD degrees, the University bestowed 100 professional doctoral degrees, 48 Master of Philosophy degrees, 4,578 taught Master’s degrees or postgraduate diplomas, 4,448 Bachelor’s degrees and 326 sub-degree awards.