Tag Archives: OCSP

#AskASenior: How should I choose an overseas community service project?

An overseas community service project combines two of the hallmarks of the SMU undergraduate experience: social responsibility and global exposure. With so many recruitment drives and info sessions taking place, how does one decide which OCSP to take up? In this post, a Project Pendeza veteran shares some helpful tips.
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“Why must we do 80 hours of community service?”

As a freshman, Manorama viewed SMU's compulsory community service hours with some cynicism. Three years later, she now has an entirely different outlook towards serving the global community, which has taken her to the Philippines and to India. Find out more about Manorama's acts of community service, and how you can support her work with those living in the slums of Nagwa, Varanasi in India.

Paying it forward: Project Sukacita

Project Sukacita is an overseas community service project helmed by those who have received scholarships from the Tanoto Foundation. Pioneered in 2012, this project is an opportunity for Tanoto scholars to give back to society, in concert with the values of their scholarship body.
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Learning from the children of Myanmar

Two student leaders who organised a community service trip to Myanmar fondly recount how the rural children taught them things they hadn’t learnt in the classroom.
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