SMU Parents' Day

A Journey Together

What is SMU Parents' Day?

Hosted by the SMU Ambassadorial Corps, SMU Parents’ Day is a university-wide annual event designed for the parents of our incoming freshmen, to find out more about your child’s exciting journey ahead in SMU.

Through the personal reflections and stories about student life from the SMU community, you can expect to find out more about:

  • Key SMU Experiences & Milestones
  • Personal Growth Opportunities
  • Future Career Prospects of an SMU Student
  • Role of Parents in their child’s SMU journey
  • Support from SMU (Financial assistance, growth opportunities, etc.)

 

Each SMU Parents’ Day event is tailored to the different schools and includes:

Event Details

Dear Parents,
Please note that SMU Parents’ Day is held on separate dates for the different faculties, hence do ensure that you are signed up for the corresponding event for your child’s faculty. As we will be having a campus tour during the event, please do wear comfortable footwear.
SMU Parents' Day

Information of SMU Parents’ Day for the various faculties are shown below. Do note that these sessions cater to parents of local students.

For parents of local students enrolled in the Lee Kong Chian School of Business .

The Lee Kong Chian School of Business is a dynamic Asian business school with about 3,000 students and over a hundred full-time faculty members with postgraduate degrees from renowned universities such as Cornell, Harvard, INSEAD, Oxford, Stanford and Yale.

The business degree is anchored on nine majors – Finance, Quantitative Finance, Strategic Management, Marketing, Communication Management, Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, as well as the newly launched second major in Sustainability. The school also offers a new track in Maritime Business and Operations.

https://business.smu.edu.sg

Date: Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Time: 6:45pm – 9:45pm
Venue: SMU Hall, School of Law (B1.2, B1.3) 

For parents of local students enrolled in the SMU School of Accountancy.

A Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy is sought after by employees, with 96% of Accountancy graduates receiving job offers within 6 months of graduation. The degree trains students to be future-ready accounting professionals.

Since technology advancements have transformed the accounting profession, the school has also recently started offering a second major in Accounting Data and Analytics which students can choose to take on top of their broad-based accounting degree.

https://accountancy.smu.edu.sg

Date: Thursday, 29th August 2019
Time: 6:45pm – 9:45pm
Venue: SMU Hall, School of Law (B1.2, B1.3)

For parents of local students enrolled in the SMU School of Information Systems.

The School of Information Systems offers a suite of exciting education programs.

The Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems allows students to choose between two majors:

  1. Information Systems major – produces job-ready professionals who are versatile in applying emerging technologies to develop end-to-end IT solutions
  2. Smart-City Management and Technology major – a unique interdisciplinary programme that trains professionals in harmonizing social, economic, business, environmental and technology concerns to develop smart city solutions.

From 2019, the school will also offer a BSc (Computer Science) degree that imparts deep technology and systems skills, to equip graduates to build and manage complex IT solutions.

https://sis.smu.edu.sg

Date: Monday, 19th August 2019
Time: 6:15pm – 9:15pm
Venue: SMU Hall, School of Law (B1.2, B1.3) 

For parents of local students enrolled in the SMU School of Economics.

The School of Economics has a total of 46 full-time faculty with extensive experience from around the world.

The BSc (Econ) programme is broad-based and designed to provide a strong understanding of modern economic theory, inculcate independent thought about economic policies and problems, develop the capacity for quantitative research, and provide descriptive knowledge about the local and global economy. There is also the flexibility to specialise in the Quantitative Economics Tract (QET) that will give students a competitive career edge in the industry.

https://economics.smu.edu.sg

Date: Monday, 19th August 2019
Time: 6:45pm – 9:45pm
Venue: SMU Hall, School of Law B1.1

For parents of local students enrolled in the SMU School of Social Sciences.

The School of Social Sciences set out to offer students the very first multi-disciplinary social sciences programme in Singapore. 

  1. An interdisciplinary Psychology, Political Science or Sociology (PPS) programme, where students get a chance to learn from all disciplines before declaring a major in one of the disciplines.
  2. An interdisciplinary programme in Politics, Law and Economics (PLE).

Students can take on a second major either in the Social Sciences or from other Schools. Eligible students may also read a second degree programme from other Schools to give them that extra edge. With the launch of two new second majors – International and Asian Studies (IAS) and Public Policy and Public Management (PPPM), it allows students to combine theory with practice by providing opportunities to learn from practitioners and faculty alike. Graduates keen in research work may also be interested to know that the school offers a PhD in Psychology programme that aims to equip students with doctoral-level knowledge in research methodology and substantive content knowledge in psychology.

https://socsc.smu.edu.sg

Date: Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Time: 6:15pm – 9:15pm
Venue: SMU Hall, School of Law B1.1

For parents of local students enrolled in the SMU School of Law.

In 2017, the School of Law acquired its own premises along 55 Armenian Street and boasts various state-of-the-art facilities such as the Kwa Geok Choo Law Library and the David Marshall Moot Court.

SMU School of Law’s academic offerings includes, among others, JD and LLM degrees as well as a suite of seminars for legal practitioners to obtain their CPD points under its SMU Law Academy. It houses leading research centres in the form of the Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia (CEBCLA), the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia (ARCIALA), and the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA).

https://law.smu.edu.sg

Date: Thursday, 29th August 2019
Time: 6:15pm – 9:15pm
Venue: SMU Hall, School of Law B1.1

SMU International Parents' Day

SMU International Parents’ Day caters to parents of international students across all faculties.

If you have any enquiries, please do drop us an email at asmu@sa.smu.edu.sg.

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