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SMU celebrates 14th anniversary

The Singapore Management University marked its 14th anniversary with local food, games and performances on Friday.

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Management University (SMU) marked its 14th anniversary with local food, games and performances on Friday.

More than 2,000 people - comprising students, alumni, staff and guests - gathered at the university's campus in the city for the festivities, held as part of its annual Patron's Day.

President Tony Tan Keng Yam graced the event, which was themed "Made-in-Singapore".

Homegrown brands such as OCBC, Banyan Tree and MediaCorp set up booths to welcome visitors, within a village specially created on the campus grounds.

There were also performances by acts like The Dim Sum Dollies and indie band The Sam Willows.

The university said it wanted to celebrate its achievements as well as draw inspiration from Singapore's success stories.

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