SMU marketing team wins
two more marketing
excellence awards

Win includes Gold award for Excellence
in Marketing Communications, bringing the team’s total
haul to 15 awards over the past two years.


First-of-its-kind scholarship ensures that no deserving
Malay student misses out on the opportunity of an
SMU education because of financial need.


SMU's Lee Kong Chian School of Business is the highest-ranked
new entrant in the FT Executive MBA Ranking 2015.

SMU’s Integrated Information
Technology Services strikes gold
with new intranet portal

For its development and deployment of the new SMU
intranet portal, iNET, SMU IITS has won Gold at the
prestigious Intranet Innovation Awards 2015.

SMU Marks International Day
of Peace 2015 with its Largest
and Most Diverse Celebrations
in a Decade

Marking SG50 and SMU15, SMU unveiled Singapore’s first Peace Pole
in educational institutions, at the global festival themed
“Celebrating Our Global Family”.

Insights from Thought Leaders

Vital Yet Vulnerable: The mental & emotional health of South Asian Migrant Workers in Singapore

Assistant Professor Nicholas Harrigan
Nov 2015

SMU Asst Prof of Sociology Nicholas Harrigan, together with SMU alumna Koh Chiu Yee, conducted a study to understand the well-being and challenges of South Asian migrant workers in low-waged manual jobs. In this podcast, Prof Harrigan shares his insights into this research, which found that while regular workers are quite happy overall, there is a high risk of significant psychological distress among those with injury and salary claims.


Enhancing Business Competitiveness through Operations Management

Nov 2015

In this podcast, Assoc Prof Michelle Cheong from SMU School of Information Systems shares her research on analytics in Operations Management and its benefits to businesses.
Associate Professor Michelle Cheong

Research@SMU and Its Impact

Studying the Logic of Luxury

5 Nov 2015

The SMU Centre for Marketing Excellence is partnering with Asia’s luxury sector to navigate trends that...

Exploring the World of Corporate Finance

5 Nov 2015

SMU Associate Professor Wang Rong delves deep into the complex world of international corporations to...

Making Economics Relevant

5 Nov 2015

SMU Assistant Professor Li Jing investigates the complex relationships between economy, geography, real...

Studying the Differences in Similarities

5 Nov 2015

For Assistant Professor Hady Wirawan Lauw, data mining is not just about numbers; It is premised on human...

Other Highlights

State of UniversityState of University
Address 2015

SMU President shares his directions and strategies towards realising SMU Vision 2025.

and SG50

Visit to find out how the SMU community has been coming together to celebrate the university’s 15th anniversary and Singapore's 50th year of independence!

Postgraduate Research ProgrammesPostgraduate Research Programmes

Research Excellence across Management, Social Science & Technology. 

Watch a video on SMU PhD Student-Faculty Interaction.

Master of Science in Wealth ManagementMaster of Science in Wealth Management

Ranked 3rd globally and 1st in Asia by Financial Times.


Areas of Excellence

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  • Big data is the new norm of and the capabilities of new technologies make new insights possible.
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Finance & Financial Markets

  • Financial markets are vital to enabling business creation and expansion. SMU hosts 17 competencies and real-world test beds related to financial markets.
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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • In global markets, innovation is the foundation of economic growth and entrepreneurship provides the necessary mobilization for economic value creation.
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