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Not Quite Business As Usual

It's uncommon for Singaporeans to want to pursue a PhD. While most of her peers were eager to start building a career after getting their Bachelor Degree, Lim Leon Gim was introduced to the SMU PhD programme and leapt at the chance to go where her interest led her to. Four years on and there's absolutely no regrets! read more

Venturing into Wanderland

Ngoc Internship in Atlanta
The myriad of global exposure opportunities at SMU was a big factor for Ngoc in her university selection. From overseas community service projects to summer internships in Atlanta, US, here's what her learning journey has been like. read more

60 Seconds With…

If you've only got 60 seconds, how would you describe what is it like studying in Singapore and SMU? We caught up with Akshay, Ngoc and Jiwon and put them to the 60-second interview. read more

Hey Jude

Jude Young
Whether it’s making a name for himself on YouTube, or his evolution from cover artist to singer-songwriter, SMU business undergrad and pop-rock musician Jude Young reveals the many firsts he has experienced in his music journey to date. read more

It’s Not Just Entrepreneurs Who Are Innovators

Future Ready Forum speaker Prof Anne-Valerie
A significant number of innovations are born within corporate structures. Yet companies fail to capitalise on them to the extent that entrepreneurs do, sometimes to the point that failing to see the innovation paves the way to corporate demise. How can innovators convince the non-believers? Professor Anne-Valerie Ohlsson-Corboz shared more on this and her 'eight point mantra for innovation' at the Future Ready Forum 2016. read more

Meet the Student-preneur Who Has Localised Churros

A sophomore at SMU Lee Kong Chian Business School, Crystal Cheng is rushing for the first class of the day, having spent the night before at the Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar where she has a stall selling her very own version of the popular Spanish snack, churros. Juggling coursework with an F&B biz is far from the proverbial walk in the park. But for the student-preneur, being able to earn some dough from delicious dough twists is reason enough for making some sacrifices. read more

Young Entrepreneur Empowers Children Regionally with Tech Literacy

TechSociety Jackson With Mentor
With children getting a very early start on technology, comes the scary possibility of raising a generation of mere tech consumers. Identifying this issue, SMU School of Information Systems undergraduate, Jackson Kwa, has launched his start-up, TechSociety, to tackle this growing problem by empowering children with critical tech survival skills and transforming them from consumers to creators and innovators. read more

3 Reasons That Got Me Started on My SMU MBA Journey

Anshuman Chaturvedi MBA Graduate
For SMU MBA graduate Anshuman Chaturvedi, it seems just like yesterday that he was in a state of dilemma on which MBA school to pursue. Today Anushman looks back fondly at the reasons that have taken him from India to Singapore for an unforgettable SMU MBA journey. read more

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