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Singapore Management University,Singapore,Singapore

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Singapore Management University was founded in the year 2000. It is a premier university of Singapore which is known internationally for its teaching and research. It is the first autonomous university to be publically funded in Singapore.

The university has more than 8300 students, both in postgraduate and graduate programs. The university offers Phd programs, masters’ programs and bachelor programs in various areas. 50% of the postgraduate students of the university are international students. They come from over 30 countries. There are over 10000 postgraduate and undergraduate alumni of the university. The university also boasts of 300+ strong full time teachers. 61% of the faculty is international.

Campus

There is one campus of the university. The campus is located in the district of Bugis-Bras Basah. It is a huge campus built over 4.5 hectares. It is located in the heart of the city. There are six buildings which comprise the campus:

  • Li Ka Shing Library Building
  • The Administrative Building
  • Six schools housed in four buildings

Student Facilities

 

  • Career services - The students are provided with career services. 
  • Parking - Parking facility is available to the students and staff. The parking is chargeable.
  • Scholarships and Fellowships
  • Accommodation - Accommodation is provided by SMU at two locations: Evan Hostel and Residences at Prinsep Street. There are 64 apartments for SMU students at Evan Hostel. This accommodation is easily accessible via public transport with bus station and MRT station nearby. The Residences at Prinsep Street are a mere few minutes walk from the university campus. There are 48 apartments there. There are special arrangements for special students i.e. for differently abled students. Security is also present at the accommodations 24X7.
  • Exchange programs - Both the local as well as international student exchange programs are encouraged and facilitated by the university.
  • Retail Outlets - Every building has many retail outlets. They sell everything from beers to cakes to pen drives. Some of the retail outlets are - The Pro Studio (sells computer products), Koufu (serves great food), Watsons (sells cosmetics, medicines, cards and toys), Ice Cold B’s (serves many kinds of beers), etc.
  • Food and Drink - All buildings on the campus have the facility of cafeterias for food and drinks. The hostels also have vending machines for cold beverages.
  • Library - The Library is accessible to all the students of SMU.
  • Disability and Special Needs - There are many facilities available for the disabled students. Some of them are:
  1. Access to mentors and personal assistants
  2. Availability of sign language experts and interpreters.
  3. Parking lots for the disabled
  4. Employment and Internship support services
  5. Modification in the course material and assessment techniques
  6. International student programs for the disabled
  7. Audio recording of workshops and seminars permitted
  8. Counselling services
  9. On campus medical services

Transport and Location

The Singapore Management University campus is easily accessible via bus service as well as the MRT (mass rapid transit) train station, the MRT station of Bras Basah. The campus is located in the heritage & arts precinct and central business district.

Contact Information

  • Address: Singapore Management University, 81 Victoria Street, Singapore 188065
  • Telephone: +65 6828 0100
  • Website: http://www.smu.edu.sg/
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