WELCOME TO THE SMU-X Overseas Safety Briefing Page!
This following Safety Briefing Page provides useful information for students undertaking SMU-XO courses, including understanding the existing SMU programmes ensuring your safety, and what you can do to make your experience an enjoyable and safe one. Go through the tabs above the banner to see what's available.
Information in this guide has been carefully selected for your reference. Please approach the SMU Office of Safety & Security <OSS@smu.edu.sg> should you have any doubts or need clarifications.
Introducing the 24/7 Global Assistance Programme for SMU Travellers
As part of SMU’s commitment to the safety and well-being of our Staff, Faculty and Students embarking on official overseas travels, we have engaged the services of International SOS (ISOS) in providing a 24-hour traveller’s assistance for you.
With the engagement of ISOS, SMU is able to reach out to travellers when overseas incidents or crisis occur and account for your well-being.
In addition, SMU Staff, Faculty and Students are able to:
International SOS Membership
**Notes to SMU Travellers**
- Participation in Intl.SOS Global Assistance Programme is MANDATORY for ALL official overseas travels (e.g. academic exchanges, SMU-X Overseas trips, study missions, overseas community service projects, internships, conferences, etc.).
- Ensure that you remain contactable as reasonably practical as possible for the entire duration of your official trip (e.g. mobile talktime, SMS and data plan enabled etc.).
- Failure to comply constitutes to a serious breach of safety and possible accompanying effect(s) on the outcome of your official trip.
|Refer to the user information for SMU travellers for onboarding process||ISOS Information Kit (Mar 2022).pdf|
|Download and register your profile using the ISOS Assistance App (one-time registration) via the link and ensuring that the necessary settings are switched on||www.internationalsos.com/assistance-app|
|Staff and Faculty travellers to refer to the travel policy||SMU Travel Policy|
|Office of Safety and Security||https://smu.sharepoint.com/sites/admin/oss|
|Report an incident||http://bit.ly/SMU_IR_Form|
|More info on safety in overseas travels||https://smu.sharepoint.com/sites/admin/oss/SitePages/Travel%20Page/24-7-Global-Assistance-Programme-for-SMU-Travellers.aspx?csf=1&web=1&e=er2yJL|
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