Undergraduate Social Sciences

5 Ways to Get into Your Dream University

After deciding on the university/universities to apply to, the next big question is how to get that golden ticket, and which offer should you eventually accept. While there are no guarantees, here are 5 tips to help give your application the added oomph. read more

SMU Social Sciences: Hardly a Mundane Day to be Found

There's hardly ever a mundane day at SMU. It hasn't always been rosy for SMU social sciences undergraduate, Sarah Huang, especially when she was ailing from a slipped disc. But things have a way of righting itself when you have your friends to pick you right back up. read more

All in the family: Jack Sai, third-generation kopi stall operator

There are many with strong opinions on how best to conserve Singapore's hawker heritage, but few who are already doing so first-hand. Take a look behind the scenes of a kopi stall with Jack Sai, an SMU alumnus who serves up a mean cuppa every weekday at his family's business in Amoy Street Food Centre. read more

All in the family: SMU siblings Koi Foong and Yan Yan

While they were growing up, the Ho siblings were always close, and had various hobbies and interests in common. It was thus unsurprising for Yan Yan to follow in her brother Koi's footsteps when choosing a university. Find out more about their shared SMU experience, and how it contributed to the unique relationship between the two siblings. read more

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. read more

Seeing through a different lens

A module on the cultural impact of film in society leads to an unexpected award-winning film by our own SMU students! Student writer Karl interviews the winning team's leader, Bing Li, as well as Assoc. Professor Margaret Chan and Pornsak. read more

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