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

SMU Lee Kong Chian
School of Business ranks well
in the Financial Times Global
Masters in Finance Rankings 2016

3rd in the world and 1st in Asia for MWM (Post-experience Ranking)
and 4th among Asian business schools for MAF (Pre-experience Ranking).

SMU’s strategies for the next
stage of Singapore’s
economic growth.

Faculty and staff propose key recommendations
to the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE)

Congratulations Class of 2016

Celebrate SMU Commencement with the graduating cohort.


SMU now has the best track record in the competition,
and is the first university to successfully defend a championship
in a major international moot.

Insights from Thought Leaders

What's in the box? - A closer look at the subscription box retail trend

Assistant Professor Hannah Chang
May 2016

Subscription box services, an e-commerce retail trend which first appeared just a few years ago, is in a boom today. Millions of dollars of investment is being poured into new boxes hoping to lure in subscription customers, with the promise of a specially-curated monthly ‘surprise’. In this podcast, SMU Asst Prof of Marketing Hannah Chang discusses the critical success factors for this business model, and how consumer behaviour plays a part.


Cash-rich companies: More than meets the eye

May 2016

There is a lot that companies can do with cash, e.g. boost inventories, raise wages, make capital expenditures, etc. but can companies have too much cash? In this podcast, SMU Asst Prof Yuanto Kusnadi discusses his research into cash-rich companies and why a healthy bank balance may be more than meets the eye.
Assistant Professor Yuanto Kusnadi

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.