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Inauguration Ceremony

Inauguration Ceremony

The Inauguration Ceremony for New Students, organised by CEDARS, is the University's formal welcome to all first-year students at which new students will meet the principal officers and senior academics of the University including President and Vice-Chancellor, Vice-Presidents and Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Registrar, Librarian, Deans of Faculties, Dean of Graduate School and Dean of Student Affairs. 

The Inauguration Ceremony also includes a Robing Ceremony which symbolises the official induction of the new students into the University family. All new students are expected to attend. 

Date: 30 August 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Venue: The Grand Hall of Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus
(Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Students will be directed to another lecture theatre to watch a live broadcast when the Hall is full.)

The live broadcast will be available on the HKU and HKU-CEDARS Youtube channels:

Dress Code: Formal attire and shoes (Green Gown will be provided for the Robing Ceremony)

Registration: Registration is not required for the ceremony, and it is open to new students only.

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