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Invitation to the online broadcast of the Inauguration Ceremony of the Academic Year


The broadcast of the Opening Ceremony of the 2020/2021 Academic Year will take place on 2 October 2020 at 11.00 a.m. We cordially invite you to attend the Ceremony!

For the safety of the members of the university Community, this year’s Inauguration Ceremony will be held in a hybrid system – the event with the participation of the University authorities, representatives of the Academic Community and partners from the socio-economic environment will be broadcast via the Internet Television of the Silesian University of Technology, directly from the Education and Congress Centre of the Silesian University of Technology.

The programme includes: speech delivered by the Rector of the Silesian University of Technology, Professor Arkadiusz Mężyk, matriculation, presentation of the Awards of the University Social Council, as well as awarding Professor Bolesław Pochopień with the diploma of Honorary Professor of the Silesian University of Technology.

Professor Aleksandra Ziembińska will give the inaugural lecture entitled “Science in times of plague.”

As part of the inaugural ceremony at 6.00 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. Apostles Peter and Paul, there will also be a Holy Mass for the Employees and Students of the University. Participants are required to wear masks.

We cordially invite you to the online participation in the event!

Link to the broadcast: www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7-jGTg-KIo&feature=youtu.be

2 Oct 2020