A Global Community Experience Made in Harvard

A chance visit to Harvard University for the Harvard College in Asia Programme 2017 was a one in a million experience for SMU Social Sciences undergrad Charlotte Kwang. Here’s what she learnt about living in a global community.

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My SMU Business Freshman Year: Norman Tay

Caught between his interest in two undergrad programme offers, SMU Business freshman Norman Tay had a tough decision to make. At the end of the day, it all came down to planning for the future.

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An Interactive Pedagogy Isn’t Just For Extroverts

With the education sector’s growing inclination towards participatory and seminar-style learning, will introverted personalities be left behind? SMU Dean of Students Prof Paulin Straughan shares her perspectives on this discussion.

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My SMU Law Freshman Year: Lydia Tan

SMU Law freshman and Global Impact Scholar, Lydia Tan shares her journey from choosing a university, tackling the dreaded admissions interview, to facing the reality of freshman year.

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Breaking the Taboo Cycle, Period.

The founder of a company selling menstrual cups is not afraid to use her product as a conversation starter—to have people talking not just periods, but women and their bodies.

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An inclusive and diverse U

Student Karl Gan shares how SMU's recent “Building a Culture of Inclusion Within Institutes of Higher Learning” conference has impacted how he sees society. read more

The Googley affair

SMU student Astha Kalbag recently had an opportunity to sample the ‘Google Experience’ firsthand. Read about the lessons she learnt, and the fun she had. read more

Recognising innovative teachers

At SMU, our instructors are always on the hunt for ways to add value to the curriculum. The Teaching Excellence Awards recognises our faculty members for their brilliant ideas. read more