Registry Congregation

2023 HKMU Congregation

Beginning in 2023, the University will hold two Congregations each year – the Summer Congregation and the Winter Congregation.
The Summer Congregation will be held in July, while the Winter Congregation will be held during the fourth quarter of this year.  Graduates will receive an invitation to attend a Congregation based on their programme type and conferment date.  Please find the details below:

Summer Congregation

Programme/conferment date
• Full-time Undergraduate/ sub-degree programmes with conferment in March/July
• Face-to-face Taught Postgraduate programmes with conferment in March/July
• Research Degree programmes with conferment in March/July

Winter Congregation

Programme/conferment date
• Distance-learning programmes (Postgraduate/ undergraduate/ sub-degrees) with conferment in March/July/September
• Full-time Undergraduate programmes with conferment in September
• Face-to-face Taught Postgraduate programmes with conferment in September
• Research Degree programmes with conferment in September
The details regarding the Congregation will be communicated to eligible graduates in due course.  Please stay tuned for any new updates.

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2023 HKMU 33rd Congregation

The University will hold its 33rd Congregation from 4-9 December 2023 at Jockey Club Auditorium, Jockey Club Campus, HKMU for Distance-learning programmes (Postgraduate/ undergraduate/ sub-degrees) (March, July & September conferment graduates), Full-time Undergraduate programmes, Taught Postgraduate programmes (face-to-face mode) and Research programmes (September conferment graduates). Owing to the large number of graduates, the Congregation will be conducted on a school basis and in twenty one sessions. 
The admission tickets and/or Gown Rental Letter have already been mailed to graduates who have confirmed for attending the Congregation and/or gown hiring. Please contact the Advanced Standing & Graduation Team immediately if tickets and/or gown rental letter are not received by 15 November 2023.

Event Schedule

School of Arts and Social Sciences

School of Education and Languages

School of Science and Technology

Click on the session to view detailed programme list. 

Gown Rental Information

Gown Hiring Procedures

  1. For graduates wishing to hire an academic gown, you are required to submit your confirmation of gown rental as instructed in the invitation email before the stipulated deadline.
  2. The University will send you the “Gown Rental letter” with a login ID and instructions for reserving of your academic gown via post by 7 November 2023.
  3. Make your online gown rental reservation with a login code at the website of Victoria Uniform from 7 November to 9 December 2023.
  4. Select if you would like to collect the gown in person at Victoria Uniform’s rental outlet or have the gown delivered*. (*Graduate will have to pay for the delivery charge)
  5. Print 2 copies of the “Academic Regalia Rental Service – Gown Rental & Deposit Form” at the end of the online reservation.
  6. Collect your gown at the selected Victoria Uniform’s rental outlet with the following items:

          (i)  “Gown Rental letter”,

          (ii)  2 copies of the “Academic Regalia Rental Service – Gown Rental & Deposit Form”, and

          (iii) deposit in cash(HK$) (all other forms of payment method will not be accepted)

Online Booking + Gown Collection & Gown Rental Period

Online Booking + Gown Collection PeriodGown Rental Period
7 November - 9 December 202335 days (both day of collection and day of return inclusive)

Fee (HKD$)

AwardDeposit / SetRental fee/Set (for first 35 days)Extension fee+Purchase Price / Set
Master's Degree/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate/ Bachelor's DegreeHK$700HK$0*HK$110/7 daysHK$700
Associate Degree/ Higher diploma/ DiplomaHK$500HK$0*HK$100/7 daysHK$500

*Rental charge is waived by presenting the Gown Rental letter.

+ Extension fee, if any, will be deducted from the deposit.  If the extension is less than 7 days, it will be counted as a 7-day charge, and the maximum extension fee will be limited to the amount of deposit.

Important Notes

  • If gown hiring requests have been made, graduates are required to arrange their gown collection from Victoria Uniform before the Congregation. Gowns will NOT be provided on-site during the Congregation.
  • Graduates are strongly advised to collect your gown at the Victoria Uniform’s rental outlet you have selected as stock may not be available at other outlet.
  • Graduates are required to collect and return the gown at the same rental outlet.
  • Gown deposit must be paid in cash (HK$) at the rental outlet when collecting the gown.
  • Graduates will have to pay the rental fee charged by the vendor Victoria Uniform if they fail to present the “Gown Rental letter” when collecting gown.


Victoria Uniform (

Tel: 3118 4396 / 3105 5009


Venue Location - Jockey Club Auditorium, Jockey Club Campus, HKMU

2023 HKMU 32nd Congregation

The 32nd Congregation of Hong Kong Metropolitan University had been concluded.
Graduates may login to the following link with MyHKMU account for programme booklet, graduation ceremony videos and login ID for purchase of graduation photos:

Academic Dress Information

How to wear your academic dress and how to measure your size.

Academic Dress Style

Details of academic dress for different types of awards and disciplines.