The 198th Degree Congregation, Faculty of Engineering 2017 was held on December 1, 2017 at the Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong. This year, the Congregation was held in four sessions for Undergraduates, Taught Postgraduates and Research Postgraduates. Over 1,100 graduates attended the ceremonies with their parents and friends to share their joy.
We were delighted to have Professor Y.C. Cheng, CBE, JP, former Vice-Chancellor and former Dean of Engineering of HKU, and Ms Marjorie Yang, GBS, JP, Chairman of Esquel Group, as our Guests of Honour. Professor Cheng and Ms Yang encouraged the young engineers to make a difference to the society and apply the knowledge and skills they learnt for the benefit of mankind.