Student Life

#HI2020: Developing a Team with Yash Gadodia

Yash Gadodia
2020 was a busy year for SMU Year 3 Information Systems undergraduate Yash Gadodia. Identifying with the objectives of SMUMods, a review website for the SMU community, he inserted himself into the team and has since grown it into a 14-member operation.

#HI2020: A Journey of Growth with Lee Chaehyun

Lee Chaehyun
SMU Year 3 Business undergraduate Lee Chaehyun met with repeated rejections in her Summer 2020 internship search, no thanks to the pandemic. Undeterred, she took up a pro bono internship and found herself on a journey of growth and introspection.

#HI2020: Investing in Oneself with Farid Mohammad

If getting an internship offer in the midst of a global economic slowdown was hard, try having to turn down not one, but two offers. Yet, SMU Business student Farid Mohammad did just that so as to embark on his journey to self-discovery and ... Read More

Serving the Homeless in Singapore

Year Two SMU Accountancy student Kenneth Wong spends his Friday evenings in a rather untypical fashion—helping ‘rough sleepers’ in Singapore. Here he shares his volunteering experience and his hopes to inspire volunteerism in Singapore.

Theodora Boo: Leading SEA’s First Student Venture Fund

When Theodora Boo witnessed first-hand how venture capitalists played a key role in a startup’s success, she was hooked. Learn how she first got her hands dirty in the world of venture capital, to leading SEA’s first student venture fund today.

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.

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