Swipe Your Way to Mental Wellness in Just 10 Apps

Even as mental wellbeing receives more attention as a vital part of our overall wellness, many still underestimate the importance of good mental health. Let these 10 apps help you navigate your way to a healthier mind so that you can get more enjoyment out of life.

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Olympian Sailor Kimberly Lim: Making Waves from Classroom to Regatta

Multiple Asian Games medallist and freshly minted Olympian Kimberly Lim did not always know she was going to be a national sailor. The SMU Accountancy undergraduate tells us more about her journey as she returns to campus with the opening of the new academic year.

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4 Ways We Can Learn Self-Compassion To Reach Our Full Potential

From Naomi Osaka to Simone Biles and Joseph Schooling, there is much to be learnt on self-compassion from the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics. Find out how being kind to ourselves in times of adversity can help build us up for future success.

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Protecting the Mental Health of Youths In a Pandemic

The young appear to be one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to mental wellness issues. How can we, as a society, bring about awareness and change to protect the mental health of our youths?

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Forging His Path as an Entrepreneur: Marcus Cheu

Having been bitten by the entrepreneurship bug at a young age, final year SMU Business student Marcus Cheu saw the perfect opportunity to pursue his passion the year he entered university.

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Playing the Medici Trick to Innovate

There are many innovation challenges which cannot be solved by one scientific discipline alone, such as questions relating to health, energy, and climate change. Find out more about how the Medici Board Game can introduce people to the mind-set and logic of innovation potential.

Community service goes underwater: Project Reef Alert

Project Reef Alert is a unique overseas community service project that combines the members' love of diving with a passion for marine conservation. Read on to find out more about this project: the members' contribution towards conserving Monad Shoal, and the invaluable insights which they gained about the community in which their project operated.

A cheat-sheet to SMU jargon

SMU Lingo
What's a faci and what do they do at FOC? Where are NAKA and the T-Junction? Don't worry if it's all alphabet soup to you right now: this guide will help you to make sense of SMU's unique lingo! Read More

Team DingGo’s journey to Asia Venture Challenge 2015

From relative strangers to a winning team: the DingGo team from SMU’s Master of Science in Innovation (MI) shares the details of a journey that began last November, when their mobile app idea was chosen to represent SMU in the annual Asia Venture Challenge business plan competition.

That beautiful freshman year

The start of university life brings about feelings of excitement and uncertainty. If you're wondering how it's all going to be like, your seniors will tell you that it's as uncertain as it gets. And guess what? That's where the fun is! Read More

SMU: The Inside Scoop (Part 2)

What are the seminar-style lessons really like? Why do so many SMU students go overseas for study missions, exchange programmes and more? In this blog post, get an insider's look at what truly makes SMU a Different U. Read More

SMU: The Inside Scoop (Part 1)

In this post, you'll get an insider's take on everything that you wanted to know about SMU but weren't sure who to ask! Answers provided by our always-helpful SMU Ambassadorial Corps. Read More

The perks of studying in a city campus

Located in the heart of downtown Singapore, not only is SMU is part of the city—the city also is a big part of the SMU experience. Check out the many city attractions that feature strongly in our campus life. Read More

Keeping fit at SMU

In the absence of compulsory PE lessons, it can be hard to find the discipline and energy to commit to regular exercise. Fortunately, SMU is well-equipped with fitness facilities that make it easy for you to get a workout in between classes. Find out more in this post!