Creating knowledge for courageous change

The SMU brand promise

What makes a brand?

Our brand positioning defines how we’d like to exist in the mind of our consumers. It is a logical, straightforward definition of the brand that allows for clarity and focus.

Read the full document here or watch the video here (requires an active SMU account).

Brand vision

Creating knowledge for courageous change

Brand positioning

For the bold, curious and creative, SMU is the comprehensive research University whose enterprising spirit in a vibrant community empowers leaders to tackle grand challenges

Brand personality

Driven, professional, inclusive, cosmopolitan, welcoming

Brand affiliation

Think Big. Do Good.®