Programmes (Doctoral)

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

5 Quick Questions to Samantha

SMU PhD Business student Samantha Sim gives her uncensored views on what it takes to do a PhD in these 5 quick questions.

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

Keeping the Dream Alive

Meera Radhakrishnan, PhD in Information Systems
Meeralakshmi Radhakrishnan had a great job at Infosys (India) that she didn't think she'd ever want to leave. And yet, she never could quite shake off the nagging calls of her academic dreams. When the time came to make her choice, she says deciding on SMU PhD in Information ... Read More

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