SMU-X Overseas programme lauded in ‘Real Life Learning’ category of 2020 PIEoneer Awards

The SMU-X Overseas programme, an extension of the University’s hallmark SMU-X pedagogy, has been lauded at the fourth PIEoneer Awards, the only…

Positive industry outlook for the real estate industry amid global pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the real estate sector globally. Social distancing and shelter-in-place guidelines have stoked the appetite for…

SMU students and alumni start ground-up initiative to help NPOs thrive towards resilience in the social sector

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in April this year, a group of Singapore Management University (SMU) students and alumni saw a gap in the social sector…

Johnson & Johnson's Choice of Regional Headquarters and Innovation Hub: Why Singapore?

Founded in 1885, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is a consortium of companies with around 250 subsidiary companies operating in 60 countries, and…

Leveraging on technology and development of coalitions key to tackling the challenges of the philanthropic sector in Asia

Singapore, 2 November 2020 (Monday) – Given the relatively nascent philanthropic ecosystem in Asia, this research found both opportunities and…

Responding to Global and Local Challenges with Compassion and Equanimity: The Role of Mindfulness

  As part of the student curriculum, the TY Lee Mindfulness virtual workshop was held on 23 October to address and explore ways that…

Exploring the New Normal at IIE’s inaugural Changemakers Conversations

SMU’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) organised the inaugural Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition (LKYGBPC) Changemakers…

Sharing of ‘The Hunger Report’ with President Halimah Yacob

In a recent report by the team from SMU’s Lien Centre of Social Innovation (LCSI), ten per cent of Singaporean households experienced food insecurity…

SMU students rise up to the HSBC Private Banking Challenge 2020

Two teams consisting of SMU students responded to the HSBC Private Banking Challenge 2020 and brought home the champion and second runner-up titles…

Does having more money and resources increase one’s happiness?

Singapore, 27 October 2020 (Tuesday) – In the famous words of Mark Twain, “Comparison is the death of joy.” Indeed, a new study found that people…