Tag Archives: social sciences

Growing Wiser with Age: Community Involvement with Rachel Tan

They say you can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to feel old. SMU sophomore, Rachel Tan of the Lion Befrienders Programme, a youth led programme to visit the homes of the elderly shares with us how there is indeed a child in everyone, silver tresses or not.
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15 Minutes to Kill? Let’s Debate!

If you think that debate is an intense sport, you’re not wrong. SMU social sciences freshman, Emerlyn Ng, takes us to the deep end of what it is like to be a debater and debunks the myth that debating is just for "smart people".
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Hear From A Student: SMU Social Sciences and Everyday Experiences

Illustration of me year 1 of SMU SOSS.
For Tan Wen Yun, one of the most worthwhile experiences at the SMU School of Social Sciences has been the opportunity to meet diverse groups of people, which has helped her come to truly appreciate the Social Sciences and its relation to everyday human experiences.
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Ask a student: Why SMU School of Social Sciences

The field of social sciences is, quite literally, the application of scientific methods to understand various issues present within society. Final-year student Jonathan Tan shares how, as a social sciences undergraduate, you are ideally poised to contribute meaningfully through research and other contributions in the area of public policy.

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