One of SMU's top law grads an 'accidental law student'

Mr Aaron Yoong says he learnt the most outside the classroom. He has had his work published in top academic journals and taken part in international mooting competitions. He was also part of a team from Singapore Management University that prepared a
Mr Aaron Yoong says he learnt the most outside the classroom. He has had his work published in top academic journals and taken part in international mooting competitions. He was also part of a team from Singapore Management University that prepared a submission to the parliamentary Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods last year. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Mr Aaron Yoong is graduating among the top of his law class of about 150 students at the Singapore Management University (SMU).

He also has had his work published in top academic journals and taken part in international mooting competitions.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 31, 2019, with the headline 'University's top law grad an 'accidental law student''. Print Edition | Subscribe