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Students having all grades finalised and meeting the graduation requirements will be recommended for graduation by the department/programme for approval by the Senate via the Taught Postgraduate Regulations Committee and Quality Assurance Committee. Please click here to view the latest schedule for approval of graduation.

For students who have not fulfilled the graduation requirements within the prescribed study period, please seek immediate advice from your department/programme.  Please click here for more details.

Preparation for Graduation

Students being recommended for graduation are expected to do the following:

  1. To verify your name and update your correspondence address via the University Cyber Port System (BUniPort):

    • Your English name (and Chinese name where applicable) on your Hong Kong Identity (HKID) Card is the default used for the University's record. The name(s) on your HKID card will be printed on the graduation diploma and used for education verification. If the name(s) on your HKID card has changed, please immediately inform the Graduate School and attach relevant supporting document(s) via email to Please note that request for change of name(s) on the graduation diploma may not be possible if it is received after 2 October of your graduation year.

    • Your address must be up-to-date and correct. The graduation letter will only be posted to your correspondence address by surface mail.

  2. To back up your own materials in BU Moodle. The access of your BU Moodle account will expire on 31 December of your graduation year.

  3. To settle payment for any outstanding debit note(s). Please check your status via BUniPort or contact the Finance Office at for enquiry.

  4. To return borrowed library materials and pay the overdue fine, if any. Please check your status via your Library Account, or contact the Library at 3411 7444 for enquiry.

Confirmation of Graduation Status

  1. A graduation letter will be posted to you by surface mail normally one week after the Senate has approved your graduation.

  2. To access your electronic academic transcript, please login to the HKBU Digital Credential System ( by using your HKBU SSOid once you have received an email notification from the University.  

  3. To apply for a printed copy of an official academic transcript and/or testimonial, please click here

  4. The University will communicate with graduates regarding the Commencement via the HKBU student email account. Please ensure you have updated your HKBU student email account from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365 by 31 August 2022 according to the instructions of the Office of Information Technology (ITO). If graduates no longer use the HKBU student email account as the primary email account, please redirect the emails from the HKBU account by following the steps here.

Information of the Commencement

  1. The Commencement is normally held in November. Details will be announced here around mid/late September. 

  2. The graduation diploma will normally be available for collection after the Commencement. If graduates are unable to collect it in person, please authorise a third party to do so. Please click here for more information.

After Graduation

  1. To allow your potential employers, education institutions, professional/government bodies to verify your awarded HKBU degree, please do it through the HKBU Digital Credential System ( Please click here for more information about Education Verification. 
  2. To stay in touch with the University, please notify the Alumni Affairs Office (AAO) ( if there is any update in your contact information (e.g. mobile number, address, etc).
  3. To update your name(s) on your academic record, please email your request to the Graduate School and attach relevant document(s) to