An orientation programme packed with fun-filled activities and challenges specially curated to welcome international freshmen, SMU ICON Camp provides an opportunity for freshmen to make new friends and meet seniors from around the world, learn more about Singapore and experience the unique ICON culture!
An annual campus event, SMU Diverse-City celebrates cultural diversity by raising awareness and appreciation of various ethnic and cultural identities through a series of lively and experiential in-person and online activities.
SMU BUDDY PROGRAMME
As an SMU international freshman, you will be paired with an SMU senior to show you the ropes around campus and Singapore, as well as answer any queries you may have about settling into your new home! Important tips and advice include finding the best local deals and insider info on top food places to hit up. Begin your SMU Journey with buddy mentors who are super excited to embark on this adventure with you!
Do you feel tired and lack motivation to study during the semester? Fret not, ICON has welfare drives prepared for you! Stay tuned to our email blasts and updates from our social media accounts to find out more (P.S. ICON has one of the best welfare drives in SMU!)
ICON CAREER SESSIONS
In partnership with ICON Alumni Group, the ICON Career Sessions provide students with exclusive networking opportunities with ICON alumni from various industries to get valuable insights and learn from their working experiences.
ICON ALUMNI GROUP
ICON Alumni Mentoring Programme: Initiated by ICON Alumni, the Mentoring Programme provides various mentorship opportunities to support seniors and graduating international students. Topics were specially curated for students to better prepare and equip themselves with when stepping into the working world. These topics include job search, on-boarding, advice on managing money and relationships at work. ICON Alumni Hangout Quarter: The Hangout Quarter is a series of social events to create more opportunities for alumni and graduating students (both local & international) to interact and network. The events include get-together for festive celebrations and sports activities.
SMU Al Khaleej
Expand your horizons and discover the wonders of the Gulf through events organised to experience and celebrate Middle Eastern culture! Join us to learn about the art of Arabic Calligraphy and Henna workshops! Instagram: @smualkhaleej Email: email@example.com
SMU Apsara Cambodia
Expand your horizons and discover the wonders of the Gulf through events organised to experience and celebrate Middle Eastern culture! Join us to learn about the art of Arabic Calligraphy and Henna workshops! Instagram: @apsara_Cambodia Telegram: SMU Apsara Camobdia Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barkada is the Filipino equivalent of the word ‘clique’ and more specifically, it is a group of friends. That’s exactly what Barkada is all about- a bunch of really good friends having a blast! From engaging through festival celebrations to diving into Filipino cuisine, there’s no shortage of interesting activities! Instagram: @smu.barkada Email: email@example.com
SMU Chao Vietnam
Join in the fun with Chao Vietnam as they give you insights to Vietnamese culture and a taste of Vietnam! From Non La Day to Game Night - keep a look out for their events! Instagram: @chaovietnam.smu Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMU Connect China
Everyone knows that China has the world’s largest population and is an economic giant. But did you know that China has more than 100 cities above a million people? Or the fact that there is a rich history behind every exciting dish? Join SMU Connect China to learn more! Instagram: @smuconnectchina_official Email: email@example.com
Always wanted to learn French and didn’t know where to start? Want to learn how to bake the best of French culinary treats? Delve into the French culture with our France fanatics at Francophiles! Instagram: @francophiles.smu Telegram: SMU Francophiles Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMU Indian Cultural Society
Indian Cultural Society aims to promote Indian Culture in SMU and Singapore. Giving you the warmth from home, celebrating Holi and Diwali with us, and be a part of our family! Instagram: @smuics Telegram: SMU Indian Cultural Society Email: email@example.com
SMU Japanese Cultural Club
Pick up a new language or learn about the iconic sights in Japan’s many prefectures with JCC events! JCC strives to cultivate a deeper understanding of Japanese culture through intercultural exchanges with Japanese students, learning the language and even celebrating holidays. Instagram: @smujcc Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMU Myanmar Community
A place to immerse yourself in rich Burmese traditions, we strive to create a comfortable space for everyone to learn about Myanmar. Join us through a series of social and cultural events! Instagram: @smu_mc Email: email@example.com
A home for SMU students, local and international, to experience Singapore’s unique culture. Expose yourself to what Singapore has to offer through our various events. Instagram: @smuroots Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMU Truly Malaysia
A food haven to yum cha: nasi briyani, nyonya kueh, roti canai, bak kut teh… A rojak of vibrant hues: Malay, Indian, Chinese, Peranakan… A wonderland to jalan jalan: Mt. Kinabalu, Semporna, Genting highlands, Batu caves… Experience the culture and spirit of Malaysia with us at SMU Truly Malaysia. With our baking workshop, Malaysia trip and many more events, we can’t wait to belanja you Leng Zais and Leng Luis! Instagram: @smu_tm Email: email@example.com
SMU Woori Sayi
Love K-POP, K-Drama, or Korean Food? SMU Woori Sayi is a club that aims to spread awareness and promote all facets of Korean culture to the SMU community via Korean games, food, pop culture, history, language, and more! Come join us in our events such as Woori Day and Running Man Camp, where you get to play a variety of games involving different aspects of Korean culture in exchange for attractive prizes like delicious Korean food! Instagram: @smuwoorisayi Telegram: SMU Woori Sayi Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMU Yim Siam
Welcome to SMU Yim Siam - the Club of Smiles, where you will learn about the culture and lifestyle of Thai! Join our community through language sharing, movie night and market tour! Hope to see you soon :’) Instagram: @smuyimsiam Telegram: SMU Yim Siam Email: email@example.com