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87th Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees

CUHK held its 87th Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees on 7 November, awarding 4,410 Bachelor’s degrees and 6,363 Master’s degrees. Presiding over the ceremony, Prof. Rocky S. Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President, encouraged graduates to dedicate themselves to serving the community. He also reminded them not to be deterred by any failure they may now suffer or content with any success they may now enjoy. He said lastly that it is success that comes from happiness, not the other way round.

Number of Degrees Awarded

Undergraduate Programmes

4,410

Bachelor of Arts

514

Bachelor of Business Administration

941

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education

88*

Bachelor of Education

59

Bachelor of Engineering

486#

Bachelor of Laws

69

Bachelor of Chinese Medicine

30

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

212

Bachelor of Nursing

242

Bachelor of Pharmacy

49

Bachelor of Science

1,114

Bachelor of Social Science

606^

Master’s Programmes

6,363

* Including 44 Bachelor of Arts graduates, each having also received a Bachelor of Education degree
# Including one Bachelor of Business Administration graduate, who also received a Bachelor of Engineering degree
^ Including one Bachelor of Business Administration graduate, who also received a Bachelor of Social Science degree

This article was originally published in No. 547/548, Newsletter in Dec 2019.