University Re-titling Certification

Registry University Re-titling Certification  

Following retitling of the University to Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) on 1 September 2021, graduates may apply for the following documentation to certify that The Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong (OLI) and The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) are the predecessor institutions of HKMU. Application will be open on 6 September 2021:

1. Generic Certification (without personal particulars)

What is this

This is a Generic Statement certifying The Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong (OLI) and The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) are the predecessor institutions of Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) without personal particulars.

Eligibility

  1. Students; and
  2. Graduates with OLI or OUHK certificates issued before 1 September 2021.

How to obtain

  1. Digital version can be downloaded by login to MyHKMU before 30 April 2022. (with the same username and password as MyOUHK) (see procedures here).
  2. Hard copy is available for pick up at the Registry Counter* (presentation of personal ID as registered with the University is required for checking the status of graduate or student).

    *Room A0511, Block A of Main Campus

      Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:40pm

      Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed

Handling fee

Free

 2. Personalized Certification (PC) (with personal particulars)

What is this

Different from the Generic Statement, Personalized Certification bears individual graduates’ personal particulars including name of graduate and award details.

Eligibility

Graduates with OLI or OUHK certificates issued before 1 September 2021.

How to obtain

  1. Online application is required via MyHKMU (see procedures here).
  2. The Certification will be ready for collection at the Registry Counter* 10 working days upon receipt of the application and the online payment. Applicant will receive a notification via email or SMS for collection of the Certification.

    *Room A0511, Block A of Main Campus

      Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:40pm

      Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed

  3. Applicant may authorize a representative to collect the Certification by presenting a duly signed authorization form (click here for authorization letter sample), copy of his/her HKID and the HKID/passport of the authorized representative.
  4. Personalized Certification can also be sent to graduates by courier. For local and Mainland graduates, they may choose to receive the certification via “Cash on delivery by SF express”. For overseas graduates, please contact Graduation Team for the postage details.

Handling fee

HKD150.00 per award.

Apply via links below (login to MyHKMU is required): 

Applications for Personalized Certification will be processed in two phases, as follows:

Graduation YearApplication Period
1993 to 20106 September 2021 to 31 March 2022
2011 to Aug 20214 October 2021 to 30 April 2022

Graduates should note that Personalized Certification is by no means a replacement of the original award certificate. For graduates who have lost their award certificates, they should consider to apply for a replacement certificate (Form G-RC).

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at hkmupc@hkmu.edu.hk. Thank you.