94%* of SMU graduates secured jobs before graduation
and within the first six months of graduation.
*Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2015

SMU Prepares Executives to
be Leaders of Tomorrow with
Second Future Ready Forum

Highlights included an interactive session with
Guest-of-Honour Mr Chan Chun Sing and a business panel
discussion featuring Mr Tony Tan, CEO of NTUC Link.


They were also awarded the Best Written Plan in Division C,
outperforming teams from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan.

SMU Becomes First
University to Win Price
Media Law Moot Twice

SMU law students have done Singapore proud once again.
We are officially the first university to win the Price Media
Law Moot Court Competition (Price Moot) twice.

SMU Business Undergraduate
Wins 2nd Prize in International
New York Times
Writing Competition

Melissa Cheok, a third-year SMU business undergraduate has
emerged as 1st runner-up in the University category of the 2015
International New York Times Writing Competition.

Insights from Thought Leaders

Less is more? The key to modern happiness

Associate Professor Norman Li
Apr 2016

The World Happiness Report measures happiness and ranks countries according to factors such as equality, GDP per capita, social support and life expectancy. However, SMU Assoc Prof of Psychology Norman Li believes that the lifestyles of our ancient ancestors might have something to do with what makes us happy now, in fact, the same influences that made early humans satisfied are still the same in our current era. Assoc Prof Li shares his insights in this podcast.


Improving taxi fleet efficiency in Singapore

Apr 2016

In this podcast, Assoc Prof of Information Systems Cheng Shih-Fen, who is also Dy Director at the Fujitsu-SMU Urban Computing & Engineering Corp Lab, shares his research and offers possible solutions to balance the dynamic demand and supply of taxis in Singapore.
Associate Professor Cheng Shih-Fen

Research@SMU and Its Impact

Beyond Wall Street to Suburban Streets

6 Apr 2016

New research by SMU Assistant Professor Choi Hyun-Soo is uncovering the drivers behind household financial...

Redefining the Science of Better

24 Mar 2016

How much raw material should you purchase given the uncertainty in demand and procurement cost? SMU...

Turning cities into innovation engines

21 Mar 2016

Can smartphones improve our quality of life and make cities run more efficiently? SMU Associate Professor...

The EU as an International Actor

4 Mar 2016

SMU Assistant Professor Clara Portela studies how the European Union wields sanctions and other foreign...

Other Highlights

State of UniversityState of University
Address 2015

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

Campus DevelopmentExciting Campus Development

Learn about our new developments on campus green and the new School of Law building.

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

SMU's Areas of Excellence are university-level competencies that leverage inter-disciplinary approaches to solve challenges for society. ATTRACTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PHD STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXCITING WORK IN THESE AREAS.

Analytics for Business, Consumer & Social Insights

  • 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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Urban Management & Sustainability

  • Developing innovative solutions to efficient resource planning and allocation for enhanced urban mobility and operations.
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Ageing & Healthcare Management

  • Bringing together the best researchers in ageing to help Singapore prepare for its ageing population.