Monthly Archives: August 2017

An Introvert’s Guide to Surviving University Life

Just because you prefer to be an observer rather than the centre of attention, doesn’t mean that life in a city campus has to be a struggle. Here’s a survival strategy for introverts to have an amazing freshman year.
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Could the Future of Work in Fact be Human?

There's a growing concern that our future livelihoods are under assault from the ‘rise of the machines’. But is that really the case? Korn Ferry Institute's research tells a different story.
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5 Questions for Data Scientist Dr Payas Gupta

SMU PhD in Information Systems alumnus, Dr Payas Gupta, talks about his award-winning research work on telephone honeypot (Phoneypot) and how his journey to becoming a research scientist at Pindrop.
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How to Win Friends and Influence People – Even as an Undergrad

Aside from aiming for top grades, hone your social skills to get ahead at school, and in life. It's never too early to start with plenty of opportunities for learning how to be a real influencer (not just in the context of social media) right here at SMU.
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Artist by Night: How to Follow Your Dreams in Singapore

Before returning to her alma mater to perform with the Starlight Alchemy at the Singapore Night Festival, SMU alumna, veteran marketer and acroyoga teacher, Sophia Guan, shares with us how living your dream can be a reality.
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Common First-Job Tips You Might Want to Seriously Reconsider

Our loved ones are often generous with advice when we enter the workforce for the first time. And while they come from a good place, some of these advice might need to be taken with a pinch of salt. Here’s the lowdown on what to expect, and what to do to survive your first job.
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From One SMU Parent to Another

Having been by his daughter's side through an intense first year at SMU, what advice would Irina Sia’s father give to parents of incoming freshmen?

MPA Voices: Creating your own Opportunities with an MPA

Prior to starting her MPA at Singapore Management University, Ms Cheng Xinhui was an Economics lecturer for slightly over 5 years with the Ministry of Education. She shares with us her journey thus far, her keen interest in M&A and the opportunities she has got during the programme.
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