Events

FOMO 2021: The Case of the Missing Medallion

Organising SMU’s signature rite-of-passage event for freshmen was no easy task. After nearly six months of hard work, FOMO 2021 turned up a spectacular detective-themed orientation camp.

5 Tips on Starting Freshman Year in a Pandemic

The idea of transiting to university life in the midst of a pandemic can be daunting. Here are five tips to help you form new bonds and adapt to campus life as you prepare for this new life chapter.

Find Your Tribe at SMU Vivace 2021

New at SMU and looking for somewhere to belong? With the wide variety of CCAs on offer at Vivace 2021, you are bound to find something up your alley.

Come on a Journey with SMU Virtual Open House 2021

Back virtually for the second year running, SMU’s signature open house event promises to take you on a journey to preview your university life at SMU—where students go on to become one of the most sought-after hires upon graduation.

How to Create an Arts Festival in a Pandemic

SMU’s annual Arts Festival came close to getting called off this year. Creative thinking and nimble planning morphed the festival into a month-long, online artistic showcase centred on being apart, yet a part of the pandemic ... Read More

Surpassing Expectations with the SMOO Challenge

Family of 'SMOO Challengers' prepares for a run
With unprecedented challenges comes never before seen creativity in doing good. Find out how Yeo Bao Shin, vice president of SMU Challenge 2020’s student organising committee and his team overcame hiccups with creativity, and set a national record in the ... Read More

Bringing the World to SMU with Diverse-City 2020

Participants try their hand creating their own nagomi art.
Tasked with moving an entire cultural festival online, student organisers of Diverse-City 2020 found their recipe for success—by working and brainstorming together, in between sessions of fun and games.

Inaugural SMU-ISCA Case Competition

The inaugural SMU-ISCA Case Competition 2019 challenged teams to uncover fraudulent practices in a case scenario modelled after actual cases tackled by the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD). The event which drew 46 teams from polytechnics and universities, ... Read More

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