Definition of success in Singapore education system must change: Chan Chun Sing

The pace of acquiring skills and new knowledge must intensify as Singaporeans face the reality of having to change jobs every five years, said…

Education system must gear up to retrain half a million adult Singaporean learners yearly: Chan Chun Sing

To keep up with the times, universities in Singapore must do more than produce fresh school-leavers for the job market. The education system must pay…

Sandwiched between a rock and a hard place?

In a commentary, SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics’ principal researcher Thomas Lam and the institute’s director Professor David…

Failure of first startup opened new doors for SGAG co-founder Karl Mak

SMU alum Karl Mak is well known as co-founder and chief executive of Hepmil Media Group, the company behind meme site SGAG. His entry into the start-…

Universities must change or lose their place to alternative education providers

In the third of a four-part series on The Evolving Role of Universities held by The Straits Times Education Forum 2022 in partnership with…

Survey: Nearly a-third of elderly Singaporeans are unprepared to coexist with virus

The study Older Adult Preparedness for Living with an Endemic Covid 19 by SMU’s Centre for Research on Successful Ageing (ROSA) revealed that nearly…

Income should not neglect its societal mission after corporatising

In a commentary, SMU Associate Professor of Law Eugene Tan discussed his concerns after NTUC Income announced its intention to convert its current…

Choosing the right computing degrees

In the first of a five-week askST series on university education, senior education correspondent Sandra Davie addressed questions on university…

The university and the city

In the second of a four-part series on the changing role of universities, SMU President Professor Lily Kong talked to The Straits Times' senior…

Finding balance amidst a busy schedule

SMU commemorated its 22nd anniversary on Patron’s Day with a series of physical and virtual activities, to remind students to find balance during…