Life@SMU

We’re Not Talking About E-Waste Enough; and That’s a Problem

Plastic waste has been a widely discussed topic in recent times. But there’s another growing problem that we need to talk about—and that’s e-waste. We speak to SMU Prof Shantanu Bhattacharya to get some sense of why this is a problem that deserves much more awareness.
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Not Just Clearing Hours: Lessons from Inspirar

SMU undergraduate Elizabeth Quek shares her experience since joining Project Inspirar in her freshman year and how she’s gained so much more beyond just clearing community service hours.
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The Shared Freshman Voyage between a Parent and Child

It isn't always easy taking on the multitude of challenges that university life throws at you. For Lim Zhi Ying, having the support of her parents to keep her afloat through stormy weathers has been the greatest blessing. She shares her SMU journey with us.
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A Finger Lickin’ Good Trip to Ho Chi Minh City

As part of her SMU-X overseas trip, Katrina Inumerable had the chance to head to Ho Chi Minh. From delicious meals to meeting SMU alumni in Vietnam, and having the chance to work directly with KFC Vietnam, it was most certainly one Finger Lickin' Good trip!
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Rice to the Occasion: David Chen

Meet David Chen, 35, COO and co-founder of Golden Sunland, a rice company he co-founded in 2016 with Peng Jingkai, 37. When it comes to rice, David is in familiar territory but it is also his calling and passion.
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