Imagine Better is SMU’s invitation to envisage a different and improved future through the University. It is only possible to do this with the continued support and generosity of our donors and partners. Together, we are reaching for brave new levels of accomplishment and impact across our schools, our communities and beyond.
With your help, we are making a meaningful difference to the future by empowering students, expanding capacity and enhancing impact in our community.
The challenge of creating a better future starts with equipping tomorrow’s leaders. Our collective commitment to our students ensures that they have real opportunities to explore new pathways for development and to discover the full extent of their capabilities.LEARN MORE
The SMU Pathfinders Programme provides a framework and foundation for future leaders to uncover their own values, chart their own paths and discover their own purpose.
Temasek Foundation International is pleased to partner SMU on this programme over the last ten years and looks forward to building on our partnership towards a wider range of programmes of mutual interest.
As a beneficiary of the Graduation Class Gift 2017, I could focus on leading a holistic university life by immersing myself in the enriching school activities that SMU has to offer. It has inspired me to pass on the kindness I have received through volunteering.
Even with bursaries and my part-time jobs, I was unsure if I would have enough money to cover the cost of my university education. Now, with 100% of my SMU tuition fees covered, I can put more time into my studies and pursue my interest in financial risk analysis as a career.
We place a deep emphasis on extending our academic capacity and expanding our physical environment, to ensure that all our learners and faculty are supported as they strive for better.LEARN MORE
The fellowship helps me to disseminate my research findings in the field of sustainability to the world leading scholars in this area. This is a critical process that allows me to obtain invaluable feedback and increase both the quality and reach of my research on a topic that directly impacts our environment and society.
SMU is renowned for its cutting-edge research and transformative education, and it is my wish that this gift will contribute to SMU’s overall efforts in scaling new heights of excellence by educating future generation leaders.
I am deeply honoured by the conferment of this Professorial Chair, and would like to express my gratitude to the late Mr Laurence Moh, for establishing this chair to recognise and inspire female faculty members, to create better futures through applied research that has a direct impact on our society.
Going beyond research, I will now be able to execute an important step change at SMU by bringing together the university’s strengths in cybersecurity and analytics across the technology, management and social science areas, while at the same time strengthening SMU’s collaborations with scholars from all over the world.
“Core to our DNA is the desire to improve and positively impact our communities and environment. Through impactful applied research, we reframe today’s societal challenges uncovering and sharing new solutions and ways of thinking about problems.”LEARN MORE
There are many synergies between SMU and Thailand which we can explore through the SMU International Advisory Council in Thailand. The collaboration between the two countries through the SMU International Advisory Council will assist Thailand’s drive to transform and modernise its economy under Thailand 4.0.
Here at Citi-SMU Financial Literacy Programme for Young Adults, we do not just impart our beneficiaries with essential financial literacy knowledge. We also empower them for their current and future endeavours. In addition, training my fellow SMU schoolmates to become financial literacy advocates enables them to have a multi-fold impact on their community, friends and family.
As a Group, we are constantly striving for collaborations and are on the lookout for great talent. With SMU’s international reach, recognition for its world-class research and distinguished teaching, we believe that SMU is the perfect partner to produce and deliver high quality academic research dedicated to the luxury sector and the Asian market.
We are grateful to Wilmar International for supporting the Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition, which is a platform for world-class innovators, venture capitalists and young entrepreneurial talents to convene and discuss game changing ideas that will power the smart cities of tomorrow.