Life@SMU

Why SMU: It’s All About the 360 Experience

The university experience is an important one for many of us. But this learning journey is more than just lectures and textbooks. Take a look at the SMU 360 Experience both inside and outside of the classroom.

What’s the Point of a University Education?

Joachim Fong
With so many people pursuing a university education, what value is there to getting one these days? It's all theory, isn't it? SMU business undergraduate Joachim Fong, shares his opinion on this common debate.

Venturing into Wanderland

Ngoc Internship in Atlanta
The myriad of global exposure opportunities at SMU was a big factor for Ngoc in her university selection. From overseas community service projects to summer internships in Atlanta, US, here's what her learning journey has been like.

Take Heed: Mindfulness Matters

60% of Singaporeans state stress as a main contributor to mental fatigue at work. With the weight of the world constantly on our shoulders, how can we find our own mind space amidst the daily mad rush? SMU Professor Jochen Reb shares more about the ... Read More

Is the PhD World for Me?

Is PhD for Me?
Now that you've graduated, should you consider a PhD? Embarking on a PhD is a BIG decision. So here are a few things you'd want to find out before investing your time in it.

Advice for the Discretionarily Admitted Student

The SMU Blog - Advice for the Discretionarily Admitted Student
Now more than ever, polytechnics and universities (SMU included) are admitting students based on merits beyond academic grades. But what does it really mean to be accepted on discretionary grounds? First-year Information Systems student Sean Koh shares ... Read More

Journal of a Young Entrepreneur

Winning the Eureka Prize
At 25, BAcc student Eric Chean is a young entrepreneur who has already developed two start-ups in the shipping industry and recovered from business setbacks.

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.

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