Doctoral

Training Future Professors the SMU PhD Way

While research is key component of the SMU PhD programme, another very important aspect is teaching. After all, it's the combination of both the hard and soft skills that make the most outstanding professors.

Where Do SMU PhD Students Live?

With SMU located right in the heart of the city, with no accommodation in sight, where exactly do our SMU PhD students live? Join our PhD students as they give you a tour around their neighbourhood.

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 ... Read More

A Warm Welcome to the New Batch of PhD Students!

We've just welcomed a new batch of SMU PhD students. And what a wonderfully diverse group we have! We caught up with them during orientation week to see what their first glimpse of the SMU experience was like.

A PhD in Hacking?

Don’t be deceived by Su Mon Kywe’s girl-next-door appearance—she’s a hacker who’s going places. Find out why this SMU PhD student is both excited and sad to end her 9 years of SMU student life.

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 ... Read More

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