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SMU Toastmasters

Where Leaders are Made

Our Story

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SMU Toastmasters is the official public speaking club of SMU. We understand that leadership stems first and foremost, from effective communication. We support each other's learning journey, be it in Leadership Communication, Persuasive Communication, or Presentation Mastery, so that we can build ourselves as better leaders. With a membership exceeding 358,000 across 143 countries, Toastmasters International, our parent organisation, has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident communicators, and leaders; gaining widespread recognition in companies worldwide.

Notable Achievements


International Speech Contest (IS) 

Toastmasters International's flagship contest, where members compete at various levels for the title of World Champion of Public Speaking

  1. District 80 Division D International Speech Contest: Ist Runner Up (Ismail Ariffin)

  2. District 80 Division D Area D4 International Speech Contest: International Speech - Ist Runner Up (Ismail Ariffin)


Table Topics Contest (TT)

An impromptu speaking contest, where members compete to be Singapore's Best Table Topics Speaker

  1. District 80 Division D Area D4 Table Topics Contest: 2nd Runner Up (Ashley Wan)

President's Distinguished Club Award

The highest award given by Toastmasters International to recognise clubs that consistently maintain a high standard of service to their members and community. SMU Toastmasters has consistently maintained President's Distinguished Club status for the past three years.

Club Growth Award

Award given by Toastmasters international to recognise clubs that are able to retain and attract more members to join the community

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