Founded by our pioneer batch of Economics undergraduates in AY2002/03, the society is the student representative body of all SMU undergraduates reading the Bachelor of Science (Economics) Programme. All Economics students in SMU are automatically a part of, and hence represented by, the SMU Economics Society. OIKOS aims to further the interests and welfare of all Economics students here at SMU.

 

In the aspects of academic and career development, the society strives to empower students with information, resources and opportunities that enable them to make informed choices regarding their education and careers. Apart from providing practical help, OIKOS organises student life activities to encourage a balanced student life here at SMU. Most importantly, the society aims to foster a strong sense of community spirit and for students to take away strong and lasting friendships throughout the course of their study.

Ritchie Seow

President

The President is the official spokesperson for the OIKOS, and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the society. Apart from general management, he represents all economics students in the Student Association Council and weigh in on all SMUSA and student related matters.

Tian Zhi Hao

Vice President

The role of the Vice-President is to support the President in the management of the society and stand in for him in his absence. He oversees the operational aspect of the committee and acts as a liaison with external parties when necessary.

Tian Zhi Hao

Hon0rary General Secretary

The Honorary General Secretary acts as an assistant to the various portfolios, and is mainly in charge of the administrative matters. His duty also includes manning of Economics Society Account which he answers enquiries and requests as well as sending out official emails.

Chew Ying Ting

Honorary Finance Secretary

The Finance Secretary represents the society at the bi-annual budget endorsement meeting with SMUSA and other constituent bodies where they present their proposed budget for the term. He processes all financial claims and works closely with the Office of Finance and the School of Economics office to ensure that all financial matters are justified and properly accounted for. 

Samantha Loh

Academic & Career Director

The Academic & Career Director is responsible for managing BOSS concerns. She provides academic content to the student body and spearheads new academic initiatives. In addition, she is responsible for addressing career-related matters. She maintains alumni relations and organizes networking sessions for the student body.

 

 

Jamie Leong

Corporate Communications Director

The Corporate Communications Director of the society plays the vital role of liaising and establishing good relations with external organisations or individuals. These partnerships usually manifest in the form of product or cash sponsorships to support and add-value to the events initiated by the society

Xander Leong

Marketing Director

The Marketing Director is responsible for all publications of OIKOS. He designs both online and offline marketing collaterals and maintains OIKOS’ social media platforms. He is also in-charge of event decoration and photography, and is the coordinator of the OIKOS website and noticeboard.

Alyssa Lee

Events Director

The Events Director is the overall in charge of all OIKOS Events and is responsible of the recruitment and management of all events and organizing committees. She also acts as an advisor to the various committees and ensures a smooth planning execution of all OIKOS Events.

Seng Ai Lin

Events Director

The Events Director is the overall in charge of all OIKOS Events and is responsible of the recruitment and management of all events and organizing committees. She also acts as an advisor to the various committees and ensures a smooth planning execution of all OIKOS Events.

Valerie Tan

Sports & Welfare Director

The Sports & Welfare Director is mainly responsible for Inter-Faculty Games Recruitment and Students’ Welfare in general. In addition to the management of Inter-Faculty Games, she is in-charge of taking a good care of students’ welfare needs; planning and implementing various welfare initiatives in different aspects.

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