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The SOSS Blog is the official platform for all news and developments related to the SMU School of Social Sciences. The Blog contains a diverse amount of information including major school events, global exposure experiences, student course reviews, alumni testimonials and faculty profiles.

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Overseas Exchange @ The University of Edinburgh

Posted on 15 Jan 2018

Jessalyn Soo BSocSc Class of 2018 Edinburgh, also known as ‘Athens of the North, is truly a beauty.   I have made one of the best choices in my life by enrolling in The University of Edinburgh (UoE), one of the sixth oldest University in England and No. 1 University in Scotland, for my overseas exchange. Why UoE? Diversity Abounds UoE had a large number of students joining them for overseas exchange during my semester. There were close to 1,000 participants, and note that this only accounts for the School of Humanities! Safe Environment Edinburgh has a low crime rate -...
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Review of POSC213 Politics of South East Asia Review

Posted on 24 Nov 2017

POSC213 POLITICS OF SOUTH EAST ASIA REVIEW Andrew Koay Shen Wei (BSocSc Class of 2018) With a variety of cultures, religions, and historical trajectories, Southeast Asia remains one of the most interesting regions to study in the world. Outside the bubble of Singapore, where political stability and prosperity has created a sanitized society, the rest of the region walks the line between fragile agreement and perpetual turmoil. Why is this the case? And how has Singapore managed to maintain itself? This was examined as Professor Jacob Ricks took us through the Politics of Southeast Asia. The...
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