The autumn school on holographic gravity and its applications was held in Yangzhou, from Nov. 8 to Nov. 18 2018, hosted by CGC. The school was supported by the special funds for theoretical physics from National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). The school covers various areas in holographic gravity and its applications. There are over 60 audiences from over 20 universities and institutions. The audiences consist of senior graduate students as well as practicing researchers whose primary interest is in AdS/CFT correspondence. The lectures cover a selection of basic areas as well as advanced topics at the forefront of current research.