By the SMU Digital Marketing Team
Exploring the road to your academic future can be daunting. As you set out on uncovering how you can achieve your academic, personal and professional aspirations, look no further than the SMU Open House – where the SMU community joins forces to demonstrate why an SMU education is truly unparalleled.
Occurring on 24 and 25 February, SMU Open House 2024 presents an opportunity to discover what precisely makes an SMU education so crucial, exhilarating, and exceptional. With a new chapter approaching, we’re confident you have numerous inquiries – and we possess precisely the responses you’re seeking!
Here are 10 reasons not to overlook our most thrilling Open House ever!
1. Attend classes on campus
You’ve probably heard about SMU’s unique interactive seminar-style classes, recognized for nurturing graduates who are highly desired by top employers. Wondering if it’s a good fit for you? Why not come experience it yourself? Our Open House is the perfect chance to sit in on sample classes and get a taste of our unique teaching methods. Spaces are limited, so arrive early to secure your seat!
2. Interact with professors and fellow students
Over both days, immerse yourself in numerous information sessions where you can engage with our professors and students in an informal setting. Discover what sets SMU apart as a transformative university experience, find out about our guaranteed global experience for all students, and learn all about the generous scholarships and comprehensive financial assistance options available.
3. Explore school booths
Inquisitive about SMU’s 500+ major combinations and guaranteed second major? Stop by the school booths to gain an insight into the various programmes offered by SMU in Accountancy, Business, Computing & Information Systems, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, and the College of Integrative Studies. Professors, students, and staff will be on hand to acquaint you with our interdisciplinary curriculum, majors, degree offerings – helping you map out potential career paths!
4. Explore Singapore’s premier university city campus
No open house experience is complete without a campus tour. And here at SMU, we do it in style! Explore SMU’s city campus through either a small in-person group tour or hop on a breezy open-top bus tour.Both tours will give you a chance to take in our state-of-the-art facilities and discover SMU’s vibrant culture and spirit!
5. Embrace SMU’s extraordinary student life
University life is more than hitting the books: With more than 150 clubs and societies and a wealth of exciting events at the Open House, SMU’s vibrant student life lets you find yourself, develop skills for future work, and make lifelong friends.
Don’t miss the pop-up performances and CCA booths, SMU Sports Open (Saturday) or SMU Animal Day (Sunday)!
6. Inquire with Admissions
If there’s anything about the application process that you’re unclear about, SMU Open House 2024 provides the perfect opportunity to engage with our admissions team. Gain first-hand insights and advice on the holistic and aptitude-based admissions approach for which SMU is renowned. Be sure not to miss the university application workshops specially designed to help you get started on the right foot.
7. Ask Me Anything with current students
What better way to learn all about the SMU experience than to hear from the “insiders”?
From the best eats around campus to where to go on your guaranteed global experience, feel free to fire all your burning questions when you chat with current SMU students and your future seniors!
8. Plan beyond your undergraduate studies
Whether you plan to embark on a master’s programme right after completing your bachelor’s degree or not, it’s worth exploring SMU’s diverse range of postgraduate offerings. Happening alongside the SMU Open House 2024 is the SMU Masters Day (Saturday only), where you can delve deeper into our wide range of postgraduate programmes to strategically plan the trajectory of your academic journey.
9. Win goodie bags and amazing giveaways
Redeem an SMU Open House-exclusive laptop bag and enjoy giveaways from our event partners, including Asepso, Coca Cola, Fuzetea, Innisfree, Sunshine Bakeries, and more!
10. Participate in Open House games, quizzes and indulge in complimentary food
Play Open House games and win amazing prizes, including Udders ice cream, SMU merchandise and even stay