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Arrangements for the Sixty-ninth Congregation

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The Sixty-ninth Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees will be held at 10:00 am on 1 December 2011 at the University Mall. Dr. Vincent H.C. Cheng, Chairman of the Council, will confer first and master's degrees. Professor Joseph J.Y. Sung, Vice-Chancellor and President, will present awards for teaching and research excellence.


The graduation ceremonies held by the four Colleges for first degree graduates will take place in the afternoon of 1 December 2011. The schedule of the ceremonies is as follows:


First-degree Graduation Ceremonies Held by Four Colleges


Colleges

Time

Venue

Guest of Honour

Shaw

12:30 –2:30 pm

Sir Run Run Shaw Hall

Dr. Lam Ping-yan, JP, Director of Health, Department of Health

New Asia

1:30 –3:15 pm

University Mall

Professor Yau Shing-tung, Director of The Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Distinguished Professor-at-Large, CUHK

Chung Chi

2:00 –4:00 pm

Chung Chi College Chapel

Professor Joseph J.Y. Sung, Vice-Chancellor and President, CUHK

United

3:30 –5:30 pm

Sir Run Run Shaw Hall

Mr. William M.F. Wong, Barrister-at-law and Rhodes Scholar of United College

 

The Master’s Degree Graduation Ceremony will be held on 2 and 3 December 2011 in eight sessions.


Master’s Degree Graduation Ceremonies


Faculties

Date/Time

Venue

Guest of Honour

Medicine

2.12.2011
10:00 –11:00 am

Sir Run Run Shaw Hall

Dr. Lam Ping-yan, JP, Director of Health, Department of Health

Arts

2.12.2011
10:00 –11:30 am

University Mall

Mr. Michael Lynch, CBE, AM, CEO, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Science

2.12.2011
1:00 –2:00 pm

Sir Run Run Shaw Hall

Professor Thomas C.W. Mak, Wei Lun Research Professor and Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, CUHK

Social Science

2.12.2011
3:30 –5:30 pm

University Mall

The Hon Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBS, JP, Secretary for Labour and Welfare

Engineering

2.12.2011
4:00 –5:00 pm

Sir Run Run Shaw Hall

Mr. Cheung Chee-wah, President & CEO, Compass Technology Company Limited

Education

3.12.2011
10:00 –11:30 am

Sir Run Run Shaw Hall

Mrs. Tse Ling Kit-ching Cherry, JP, Permanent Secretary for Education, Education Bureau

Business Administration

3.12.2011
10:00 –11:30 am

University Mall

Mr. Bernard Chan, GBS, JP, President, Asia Financial Holdings Ltd.

Law

3.12.2011
3:00 –4:00 pm

Sir Run Run Shaw Hall

The Hon Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma, Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal

Parking


The car park opposite to Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, to be used as a seating area for graduates, will be temporarily closed from 13 November to 10 December for the erection of a canopy for the ceremony. Car parks at the Benjamin Franklin Centre, John Fulton Centre, University Administration Building, Institute of Chinese Studies and Tin Ka Ping Building will be reserved for guests with special parking labels on 1 December.


 

Suspension of Classes


On 1 December, full-time undergraduate classes (except MB ChB Programme Years 3–5) and postgraduate programmes classes will be suspended.


 

Temporary Closure of BFC Canteen


The Benjamin Franklin Centre student canteen will be closed on 1 December from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm for the tea reception after the congregation.


 

Wet Weather Contingency


In the very unlikely event of heavy rain, the University will launch a wet weather contingency plan. Details will be broadcast at the University MTR Station and the University Mall, and also announced at the entrances to the University and the congregation website on the day.

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