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Your journey.
Your transformation.

SMU LifeLessons is delivered through a wide-ranging co-curriculum, designed to provide you with a holistic and transformative learning experience, that would help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself, collaborate better with others, and develop transferable knowledge and skills to respond to the challenges of the world at large.

Shape it, in any way you want.

Your SMU Lifelessons journey is a self‑directed one which you can start any time and apply it to any area of co‑curricular interest. The following 4‑stage approach is just one of several ways you could shape your journey.


Participate & Engage

Engage in a range of co‑curricular activities and community service projects to uncover what matters most to you. Learn how to articulate your personal values, aspirations and purpose, while you hone your knowledge and skills.

Lead & Serve

Step up to lead and serve in an activity or project of your choice. Learn how to communicate and work as a team on real-world challenges that call for purposeful decision-making, aligned to shared values and vision.

Expand & Build

Gain an expanded perspective of your place and role in the world through local and overseas service projects, internships, study trips and exchanges. Learn how to build collaborative relationships across diverse communities and individuals.

Advise & Mentor

Return to serve as an advisor within an activity or project group. Combine your experience and knowledge with new mentoring skills and continuing practice, so that you may inspire others to embody their values and become role models themselves.


Explore our holistic
and transformative co‑curriculum.

SMU LifeLessons experiences are customised and facilitated by our partner Offices and Centres. Speak with your group’s staff advisor if you would like to experience the SMU LifeLessons Learning Cycle with your team.







Last updated on 23 Jun 2016 .