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SMU President Prof Lily Kong (4th from L) and SMU Provost Prof Timothy Clark (4th from R) with SMOO (centre), senior faculty and staff, and student leaders at SMU Open House 2024.
Published on 8 March 2024
Open House 2024 saw the largest turnout in SMU’s history, with more than 20,000 visitors to the SMU campus over two days. Visitors were offered 118 information sessions, in-depth talks, and sample classes so they could get an idea of how their SMU journey could be.
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SMU Chairman Mr Piyush Gupta (front row, 2nd from right) with SMU President Prof Lily Kong (front row, 4th from right) with students at the Academic Year Opening..
Published on 28 August 2023
The opening of SMU’s 2023 Academic Year was marked with an exciting freshmen orientation, a mega Co-curricular Activities (CCA) Fair and a special opening celebration dinner. The Opening welcomed the 24th cohort of about 2,500 freshmen, who began their first Academic Year at SMU on Monday 14 August 2023.
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Graduates cheering on their fellow cohort mates.
Published on 28 August 2023
Graduation is a celebration of our students’ hard work and achievements – an important period of their lives draws to a close as they stand on the cusp of the next phase of their journey through life. This is why SMU calls this a “commencement”, to signpost it as the beginning of a new journey ahead. Over five days in late July, the 3,737-strong Class of 2023 celebrated the successful completion of their education journey at SMU.
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Mr Ho Kwon Ping (front left) and his wife Ms Claire Chiang, with his personalised SMU graduation bear.
Published on 10 February 2023
On 10 February 2023, SMU paid tribute to its longest-serving Trustee and Chairman, Mr Ho Kwon Ping who had stepped down from the position. Over two and a half decades, Mr Ho had made an incredible impact on the University and its growth, so it was only fitting that his contributions were recognised by both current and past members of the SMU Board of Trustees and an illustrious guest list of VIPs during the Appreciation Event for Mr Ho held at the SMU Hall.
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SMU College of Graduate Research Studies was launched on 11 August 2022.
Published on 21 September 2022
In today's globalised and interconnected world, it is more important than ever for postgraduate students to conduct well-rounded research, relevant to the challenges of the 21st century.
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PhD in Computer Science pioneer Dr Andrew Le Duy Dung talks about his research
Published on 2 March 2021
Ever felt overwhelmed when entering a mega-mall, populated by culinary treats, unbeatable bargains, and trending looks at every price point? Try expanding that smorgasbord of offerings immeasurably, and one could imagine why online shopping is at once a wondrous distraction and a black hole of potential purchases.
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CMP's 300 cases have been downloaded more than 120,000 times.
Published on 17 February 2021
Exposure to real-world problems, understanding different perspectives in decision-making, and learning how to communicate effectively through robust discussions — these are the key strengths of the case method, a longstanding staple of business education. SMU’s Centre for Management Practice (CMP) adds another value proposition to the mix — its cases offer an in-depth knowledge of organisations and business leaders operating in Asia.
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SMU is one of 33 universities worldwide which have committed to upholding mobility and diversity in higher education.
Published on 13 August 2020
Mobility and diversity are crucial to higher education, and a new statement signed by 33 university leaders from over 20 countries commits to upholding these values at a time when they are under duress. It is crucial to “continue to enable the cross-border flows of students, and the cross-cultural interactions that can only make the world a better place”, said Professor Lily Kong, President of SMU and one of the signatories of the statement.
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The first case or Covid-19 in Singapore was diagnosed in January 2020.
Published on 24 March 2020
Safety, social responsibility and adaptability — these are the key goals that Singapore is keeping front and centre as the coronavirus pandemic evolves, and SMU is doing its part too as we continue our efforts to prioritise the health of our students, faculty, staff and partners while fulfilling our mission as a university.
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SMU was recognised for its groundbreaking business education at the annual Reimagine Education Awards & Conference.
Published on 24 February 2020
SMU is recognised twice for its groundbreaking business education, at the annual Reimagine Education Awards & Conference. Imagine guest speakers from halfway across the world delivering a classroom address – via a holographic avatar; or students taking in a lecture right at their desks during lunch – instead of fighting rush hour traffic to get to night classes every other day of the week.
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