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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SMU Labs: a different way to learn

At the start of 2015, SMU Labs was unveiled as our university's latest learning experiment. Let our current student Bi Fang take you on a tour of the unique facilities, designed by students for students. Read More

Kopi Tiams as Creative Incubators?

The humble kopi tiam has enormous potential to facilitate interaction, brainstorming and the creation of new knowledge. In this opinion piece by Prof Thomas Menkhoff, find out more about the kopi tiam's unique role in Singapore society. Read More

Ask a student: Why SMU School of Law?

Even the most seasoned lawyers may involuntarily shudder at the memory of their sleep-deprived law school years. The competitive environment is legendary, too. And yet, every batch of SMU law graduates will tell you that law school was the best four years of their lives. Here, our third-year School of Law student Jeremy Toh tells us why he chose SMU.

SMU Peer Helpers: students helping students

When you're going through a busy and stressful time at school, who better to understand what you're going through and empathise with you than your fellow students? The SMU Peer Helpers provide a listening ear and emotional support for their peers during times of need. Find out more in this post.

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.

I’m a globetrotter!

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When the world is your campus, your opportunities to learn can take you literally anywhere. We spoke to students who travelled with SMU in some unconventional capacities, to find out about their invaluable (and oftentimes life-changing) overseas experiences. Read More