Month: May 2018

RIT Sports

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) During our days, Saya U Yone Moe (GBNF) was the Rector of RIT. RIT Sports Committee The Commitee was chaired by Saya U Maung Maung Than (Tex, GBNF). The Committee would organize an Annual Dinner where Certificates were awarded to the […]

Geologists

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Saya Dr. Tha Hla studied for his Ph.D. in UK about the same time as Dr. Maung Maung Kha, Dr. Hla Myint, and Dr. Po Aye first native Professorin Geology served as Rector, Rangoon University retired after serving as UN Advisor […]

Geography

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) Professor Laurence Dudley Stamp taught Geography at Rangoon University and the University of London. He authored several books and articles (on Land Use, …). One book is a prescribed text. He lectured to the first year students at LSE (London School […]

Sports : Tennis

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Tennis courts are provided by RU, RIT and Sports Organizations (e.g. at Theinbyu Court). Some homes have Tennis Courts and often produce good Tennis players at the University and National level. Saya Joe Ba Maung (English) was National Champion in Singles […]

RU : Philosophy and Psychology

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Dr. Hla Bu was Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at Rangoon University. Later, RU had two departments : (1) Philosophy (2) Psychology —————————————————————————————— Phil => Love [of] & sophy => wisdom Under the then new Education (starting in 1964), students with […]

Chemistry

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) We took “Dhatu Beda” in the first ever HSF Only examination in 1962. Ko Maung Maung Kyi scored the highest marks in Chemistry. We took Chemistry in the first ever Matriculation Only examination in 1963. Dr. Khin Maung U scored a […]

Physics

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Guinea Pigs There used be a combined HSF and Matriculation examination. We became the Guinea Pigs for the ever changing Education System in Burma with the introduction of HSF Only examination in 1962. We lost one year because we had to […]