Tag Archives: School of Economics

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

Protecting Predators of the Sea with SMU LKCSP Scholars

"Meaningful impact" can come in many forms. For this group of LKCSP Scholars, a trip to Lombok showed opened their eyes to the brutal reality of the shark fishing industry. Through the Dorsal Effect, they learn more about these deeply misunderstood 'predators' of the sea. read more

Stepping Up to Help the Needy

Her empathy for those in need spurred Desiree Yang to start up Saltsteps, Singapore’s first social supermarket. Find out more about her motivations, and the challenges she has faced in turning her vision into reality. read more

A Pioneering Spirit

Liu Xiaobin PhD in Economics
Being a pioneer in the SMU world of interdisciplinary PhD is both exciting and humbling, especially for Liu Xiaobin who went from small village to global city life. But the challenges abound in a brand new world hasn't steered this student off his course of pursuing an academic career and a better life for his family. read more

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