Elgin Seah Hong Wee
BSocSc Class of 2017
As one of the annual course offerings of the School of Social Sciences, the Political Science Study Mission to Europe embarked on its third trip this summer to Brussels, led by Assistant Professor Clara Portela. Being the only study mission in SMU that examines the European Union (EU), 21 students travelled to the de facto capital of the EU to gain a deeper understanding of the role of the EU in the world, its relationship with Singapore and with ASEAN. The significance of this year’s trip was even more pronounced in light of the Syrian migrant...
On 17 June 2016, the SMU School of Social Sciences (SOSS) played host to 135 enthusiastic pre-university students who attended our Social Sciences Immersion Camp. This Camp is an annual event organized by dedicated student representatives from SOSS. The Camp is targeted at current JC and Poly students who are interested in finding out more about the social sciences through various interactive activities. The Camp also forms part of our school’s efforts at giving back to the wider community, through raising awareness of the value of a social science education.
For the morning segment,...