People, Stories, Life at SMU

On An Even Keel

What inspires and drives Amanda Ng, national sailor and windsurfer? What grounds her in her approach? We chat more as she revs up for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

Seeing the World in Yamsu Colour

Happy and irresistibly-catchy pop anthems? Soulful ballads full of love and longing? You must be talking bout Yamsu, SMU’s first Korean band! Catch up with Beomjin and Jung Jae on music and life at SMU.

The World’s Our Stage

Every year at the University Student Life Awards (USLA), a team of dedicated and passionate staff, led by SMU President Professor Arnoud de Meyer, lace up their dancing shoes and take to the stage. It’s a new theme every year, from Bollywood to Grease. For 2016 Colours was the theme, and what a show it was!

Before The Curtain Rises

What goes on behind the scene before the curtain rises at a major university event like Convocation? Find out from the dynamic duo Joel and Jessie who share how they step up to the challenge.

Heart Of A Champion

You can’t miss Chelsea Sim’s bright smiles and cheery personality as she bounces into the room, full of energy and life. We chat with her about her experiences, leading up to her gold in Taekwondo at the SEA Games.

Dancing To Their Own Beats

You hear the crowds cheering and dancing to the beats of Brazilian Samba. It’s alive in the air, electric! Samuel and Javier share their experiences of performing for thousands at Coburg, Germany, and their time in Samba Masala.

Strong Winds Ahead

What does it take to pick up a new sport four years ago as a freshman, and win two golds at the SEA Games this year? Terena Lam, one of our sailors, shares her story.

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