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Prepping Singaporean student-managers for a post-Covid-19 Asia

Pandemic has helped affirm that SMU's areas of focus are correct priorities, says its president

Singapore Management University (SMU) president Lily Kong is the first Singaporean woman to lead a local university. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
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As the pandemic rolls on unabated, one group that's most affected worldwide are students, especially those in tertiary education for whom book work and lectures are only part of the learning. So much of the rest of their education depends on group discussions, onsite work experience and other activities that need them to work closely with others, a potential health hazard now.

If you were Singapore Management University, the last bits are particularly important. Covid-19 has upended so much.

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