10 Reasons Not to Miss SMU Open House 2024

By the SMU Digital Marketing Team

Navigating the path to your academic future can be overwhelming. As you embark on discovering how you can meet your academic, personal and professions goals, look no further than the SMU Open House – where the SMU community bands together to show you why an SMU education is simply like no other. 

Taking place on 24 and 25 February, SMU Open House 2024 is an opportunity to learn what exactly makes an SMU education so vital, breath-taking, and exceptional. With a new chapter looming, we’re sure you have plenty of questions – and we have just the answers you’re looking for! 

Here are 10 reasons not to miss out on our most exciting Open House ever! 


 1. Take classes on campus

Sample class at SMU Open House

You’ve likely heard about SMU’s unique interactive seminar-style classes, known for nurturing graduates who are highly sought-after by top employers. Wondering if it’s a good fit for you? Why not come experience it yourself? Our Open House is the perfect chance to sit in on sample classes and get a taste of our unique pedagogy. Spaces are limited, so arrive early to secure your seat! 


 2. Talk to profs and fellow students

Information session at SMU Open House

Over both days, immerse yourself in numerous information sessions where you can engage with our professors and students in an informal setting. Discover what sets SMU apart as a transformative university experience, find out about our guaranteed global experience for all students, and learn all about the generous scholarships and comprehensive financial assistance options available. 


 3. Visit school booths

School booth at SMU Open House

Curious about SMU’s 500+ major combinations and guaranteed second major? Drop by the school booths to gain an insight into the various programmes offered by SMU in Accountancy, Business, Computing & Information Systems, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, and the College of Integrative Studies. Professors, students, and staff will be on hand to acquaint you with our interdisciplinary curriculum, majors, degree offerings – helping you map out potential career paths!  


4. Tour Singapore’s first university city campus

Open-top bus tour at SMU Open House

No open house experience is complete without a campus tour. And here at SMU, we do it in style! Explore SMU’s city campus through either a small in-person group tour or hop on a breezy open-top bus tour. Both tours will give you a chance to take in our state-of-the-art facilities and discover SMU’s vibrant culture and spirit! 



 5. Experience SMU’s spectacular student life

A student club at SMU Open House

University life is more than hitting the books: With more than 150 clubs and societies and a wealth of exciting events at the Open House, SMU’s vibrant student life lets you find yourself, develop skills for future work, and make lifelong friends. 

Don’t miss the pop-up performances and CCA booths, SMU Sports Open (Saturday) or SMU Animal Day (Sunday)! 


 6. Ask Admissions

Visitors asking about admissions at SMU Open House

If there’s anything about the application process that you’re unclear about, SMU Open House 2024 provides the perfect opportunity to engage with our admissions team. Gain first-hand insights and advice on the holistic and aptitude-based admissions approach for which SMU is renowned. Be sure not to miss the university application workshops specially designed to help you get started on the right foot. 


 7. AMAs with current students

Visitors asking questions at SMU Open House

What better way to learn all about the SMU experience than to hear from the “insiders”?

From the best eats around campus to where to go on your guaranteed global experience, feel free to fire all your burning questions when you chat with current SMU students and your future seniors! 



8. Planning beyond your undergraduate studies

Postgraduate talk at SMU Open House

Whether you plan to embark on a master’s programme right after completing your bachelor’s degree or not, it’s worth exploring SMU’s diverse range of postgraduate offerings. Happening alongside the SMU Open House 2024 is the SMU Masters Day (Saturday only), where you can delve deeper into our wide range of postgraduate programmes to strategically plan the trajectory of your academic journey. 


 9. Win goodie bags and amazing giveaways

"Find Your Major" generator

Redeem an SMU Open House-exclusive laptop bag and enjoy giveaways from our event partners, including Asepso, Coca Cola, Fuzetea, Innisfree, Sunshine Bakeries, and more!




 10. Play Open House games, quizzes and enjoy free food

Innisfree booth at SMU Open House

Play Open House games and win amazing prizes, including Udders ice cream, SMU merchandise and even staycations from Frasers Hospitality! We’re also giving away free popcorn, cotton candy, chocolate sandwiches, and more on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t miss out! 





Check out the SMU Open House 2024 and join our mailing list here to stay updated on the complete schedule of sample classes and info sessions. Your confirmation email upon registration is required to redeem our exclusive goodie bag and other exciting giveaways. Come meet us, talk to us, and experience what makes SMU so special!