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SMU Asst Prof Jerrold Soh speaking at the Straits Times Education Forum 2024.
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Coming face to face with the AI revolution

Published on 5 April 2024

SMU was again partner and host of The Straits Times Education Forum, which examined the opportunities and challenges around AI, and the critical issues demanding solutions from policymakers, companies, and individuals. Moderated by SMU Professor Lim Sun Sun, it featured Mr Ben King from Google, Mr Tan Kok Yam from SkillsFuture and SMU Asst Prof Jerrold Soh.

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SMU Academy, and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts will partner to offer two advanced certificate programmes.
Published on 19 May 2023

To equip arts professionals with cutting-edge skills to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving industry, SMU Academy, and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) have announced a partnership to offer two advanced certificate programmes.

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Assoc Prof Seow Poh Sun received the prestigious American Accounting Association’s (AAA) Outstanding Accounting Educator Award 2023.
Published on 17 May 2023

SMU School of Accountancy (SOA) Associate Professor Seow Poh Sun recently garnered recognition for his excellence as an educator when he received the prestigious American Accounting Association’s (AAA) Outstanding Accounting Educator Award 2023.     

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(L-R) SMU Chairman Mr Piyush Gupta, Minister for Education Mr Chan Chun Sing, SMU President Prof Lily Kong, and SMU Provost Prof Timothy Clark.
Published on 19 April 2023

The job market is evolving, and employers are now placing a greater emphasis on skills acquired outside of the traditional academic setting. As a result, it has become imperative for job seekers to equip themselves with a diverse range of proficiencies that extend beyond traditional academic achievements.

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SMU has undertaken several sustainable water management initiatives to achieve its goal of reducing water use intensity.
Published on 17 April 2023

Water, the essence of life, is a precious resource that sustains our planet. Despite its importance, water is often undervalued and taken for granted: the average Singaporean used 158 litres of water a day in 2021 — up from 141 litres a person a day in 2019.

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SMU’s Yong Pung How School of Law (YPHSL) regularly updates its curriculum to ensure it meets new and future challenges.
Published on 17 April 2023

The world in which we work has undergone significant changes, marked by a surge in the adoption of digital tools. Furthermore, the complexities of conducting business have grown in a globalised economy, adding to the challenges that legal professionals must address to stand out in a fast-evolving landscape. Striving to ensure that students graduate with a future-ready foundation, SMU’s Yong Pung How School of Law (YPHSL) regularly updates its curriculum to ensure it meets new and future challenges.

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SMU hosts the Wee Kim Wee Soka International Seminar on Global Peace and Understanding annually.
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The future of meritocracy in Singapore

Published on 17 April 2023

Each year, SMU hosts its annual Wee Kim Wee Soka International Seminar on Global Peace and Understanding. Held on 16 February 2023, this year’s event focused on the big questions explored by SMU’s Core Curriculum as they relate to wealth and poverty. It brought together academics, policymakers, practitioners, and observers from around the world to discuss new ways of thinking about how wealth and poverty influence our lives today.

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The award-winning movie Joyland was produced by SMU alumna Apoorva Charan.
Published on 17 April 2023

Life can sometimes take you down unexpected turns, and it is not uncommon to discover one's true calling along a road less travelled. Such was the experience of SMU alumna Apoorva Charan, who has carved out her own path as a film producer following her graduation.

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In SMU’s celebrations of International Women’s Day, the role of SMU women in promoting sustainability became a hot topic of discussion.
Published on 21 March 2023

Among the many events and initiatives organised by SMU in celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) in March 2023 was a panel dialogue themed ‘SMU Women at the Forefront of Sustainability’. The panel consisted of leading SMU alumnae who have each played important roles in driving sustainability efforts in their respective fields.

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(From left) SMU's Professor Emeritus of Finance (Practice) and panel moderator Annie Koh, Google Singapore's Country Managing Director Ben King, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing, SMU Provost Timothy Clark, and LinkedIn’s Head of Asia, Talent and Learning Solutions Frank Koo at The Straits Times Education Forum 2023.
Published on 20 March 2023

Straits Times Education Forum 2023 in partnership with SMU

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The inaugural Canada-in-Asia Conference, held in Singapore in February 2023, was a milestone in fostering greater engagement and strengthening networks.
Published on 20 March 2023

As we look to the future, Canada and Asia's relationship has never been more important. With a world of vast potential, there is an unprecedented opportunity for nations to take meaningful steps towards unlocking that potential and catalysing new growth in education, business exchange and mutual understanding.

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