Singapore Management University

SMU: Fostering real-world learning round the clock

SMU Labs features rooms such as the white room, where students can scribble down ideas on the walls and floor. Situated in the old MPH building in Stamford Road, the 24-hour SMU Labs will be used to teach modules where students work with organisation
Situated in the old MPH building in Stamford Road, the 24-hour SMU Labs will be used to teach modules where students work with organisations.PHOTO: SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY
SMU Labs features rooms such as the white room, where students can scribble down ideas on the walls and floor. Situated in the old MPH building in Stamford Road, the 24-hour SMU Labs will be used to teach modules where students work with organisation
SMU Labs features rooms such as the white room, where students can scribble down ideas on the walls and floor. PHOTO: ST FILE PHOTO

The Singapore Management University (SMU) last year introduced SMU Labs, which will be used to teach modules where students learn through real-world projects with organisations.

Situated within the old MPH building in Stamford Road, the 24-hour facility features rooms with specific functions. The walls and floor of the white room are meant for scribbling down ideas, while another room has sofa beds for students to take power naps.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 03, 2015, with the headline 'Fostering real-world learning round the clock'. Print Edition | Subscribe