Month: July 2019


Major update : July 19, 2019 The list is not exhaustive. Names beginning with A Saya U Aung (C70) Sayagyi Dr. Aung Gyi was Rector of RIT. He later worked for UN and Canadian agencies. Bohmu Aung Gyi (Cyril) was a Navy Commander and a Patron of Defense […]


Major update : July 19, 2019 The list is not exhaustive. Names beginning with B U Ba (Educator) U Ba Chit was an actor. Ba Dway is the younger brother of one’s father. e.g. Dr. Htin Aung is Ba Dway of Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint. U Ba […]


Updated : July 19, 2019 Private Primary Boundary Road School (PPBRS) was founded by Daw Tin Tin Aye. She was succeeded by her younger sister Daw Khin Khin Aye (Teacher Ah Mar) as Principal. Daw Yi Yi (second sister) taught Infant (A) [equivalent to Higher KG]. PPBRS was […]

Dr. Koung Nyunt

Updated : July 19, 2019 Saya Dr. Koung Nyunt (A67) is the younger brother of U Than Soe (M63, RUBC Gold). He was Secretary of the RIT Photography Association. His pen name is “Kogyi Koung”. He received his doctorate from Japan. He also found his love life “Moe […]


Updated : July 19, 2019 Statistics was offered as an Option by the Economics Department, Rangoon University. Statistics became a separate Department under the Faculty of Social Science. Statistics later became a Department of the Institute of Economics. Saya Dr. Sundaram was the first Professor and Head of […]

Book : Nga Kyan Pyan

Updated : July 19, 2019 Nga Kyan Pyan Kyaung Centennial The first Resident Sayadaw was from Dawei (Tavoy). He successfully recited five Dhamma Texts (Kyan). A book was published to celebrate the Centennial of the founding of the “Nga Kyan Pyan (Dawei) Sasana Yeiktha“. I was asked to […]

Colleges and Courses

Updated : July 19, 2019 University A University usually consists of several colleges. Rangoon University was founded in 1920 with Rangoon College and Judson College as its constituents. Intermediate Courses Intermediate courses were initially offered in the Main Campus. Later, Yankin College was opened for students who intend […]

Old Photos

Updated : July 19, 2019 Residents of Pagan Road ETTM’s Mom Residents of Pagan Road Pagan Road had residence for senior sayas and sayamas of Rangoon University. The original post was by Ma Hta Cho (Rosaline Wun), daughter of Saya U Wun (Minthuwun). The photo was re-posted by […]