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Rangoon University Centennial

Update : August 11, 2020

  • RU Centennial Group
  • Dr. Soe Win
  • Daw May Saw Lwin
  • U Aung Mon
  • Dr. Nyi Thet Lwin
  • Saya U Sein
  • Saya U Kyaw Sein
  • Daw Su

RU Centennial Group

  • The group “Gangaw Myay (Hnit Taya Pyie Tekkatho)” was formed by Dr. Nyi Tet Lwin on September 11, 2019 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the founding of Rangoon University.
  • The group has grown fast both qualitatively and quantitatively.
  • There are 33000+ members at this time of writing.
    They span several generations.
  • Many have posted photos, poems and anecdotes.
    Several have provided feedback.

Dr. Soe Win

  • Attended St. Paul’s High School (SPHS)
  • Stood First in the Matriculation of 1958.
  • Studied Chemistry at Rangoon University and Imperial College, University of London
  • Retired as Rector of Yangon University Foreign Languages (YUFL)
  • Earlier served as Principal of Pyay College (now Pyay University) and Administrator of Institute of Computer Science and Technology (ICST)
  • Spouse : Daw May Saw Lwin (Retired Professor of Chemistry)
    Married in 1970 around the RU Golden Jubilee
    They will celebrate their Golden Jubilee in 2020 around the RU Centennial
  • Father : Saya U Sein (SPHS)
  • Sons : U Aung Mon and Dr. Nyi Thet Lwin
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    Top Matriculates (1951 – 1965)
    Chemistry
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Daw May Saw Lwin

  • Attended Methodist English High School (MEHS)
  • Matriculated in 1957
  • Studied Chemistry at Rangoon University
  • Retired as Professor of Chemistry
  • Parents : U Saw Lwin and Daw Su
  • Siblings : Dr. Hazel Saw Lwin and Olive Saw Lwin
  • Spouse : Dr. Soe Win (Retired Rector of YUFL)
    Married in 1970 around the RU Golden Jubilee
    They will celebrate their Golden Jubilee in 2020 around the RU Centennial
  • Sons : U Aung Mon and Dr. Nyi Thet Lwin
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    Top Matriculates
    (1951 – 1965
    )

U Aung Mon

  • Founding member and Moderator of the Yar Pyay Group
  • Fondly known as “Aung
  • Elder son of Dr. Soe Win and Daw May Saw Lwin
  • Studied EcE (Electronics Engineering) at YTU and IT in Singapore
  • Works in Singapore.
  • Was an organizer for EcE (Electronics Engineering) Reunion and SPZP
  • Spouse : Dr. Lay May Yin
  • Related posts
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Dr. Nyi Thet Lwin

  • Founding member and Admin of the Yar Pyay Group
  • Fondly known as “Nyi Nyi
  • He was brought up on the RU Main Campus.
  • He wanted to learn first hand accounts about the University of Rangoon and its descendants.
  • Works as a Surgeon in UK
  • Parents : Saya Dr. Soe Win and Sayama Daw May Saw Lwin
  • Spouse : Dr. Swe Khin Tun
  • Daughter : Ei Lwin achieved grade 9 in all of the nine subjects that she sat in the 2019 GCSE exams in the UK. Following grandpa’s footsteps almost sixty years later!
  • Related posts
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Saya U Sein

  • Son : Dr. Soe Win
  • Taught Burmese at SPHS
  • He was our Burmese teacher in High School
  • He also taught Burmese to Saya U Thet Lwin (Ngwe Hlinne, Composer of “Mya Kyun Nyo Nyo Kun Yeik Kho”).
  • Related posts
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Saya U Kyaw Sein

  • Nephew : Dr. Soe Win
  • Taught several subjects (including Mathematics) in Middle School at SPHS
  • He was Class Teacher for a different section in Std. VII
  • He also taught us as a Relieving Teacher.
  • Win Myint (Myeik) mentioned that Saya is his father-in-law.
  • Related Posts
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Daw Su

  • First resident of Inya Hall
  • Performed several roles in the Fund raising Concert for Tekkatho Dhammyone
  • Honoree of the Thet Kyee Pu Zaw Pwes of Inya Hall and Tekkatho Dhammayone
  • Spouse : U Saw Lwin
  • Daughters : Dr. Hazel Saw Lwin, Olive Saw Lwin, and May Saw Lwin
  • Wanted her daughters to stay at Inya Hall.
    Olive Saw Lwin and May Saw Lwin spent a year at Inya Hall.
    Hazel Saw Lwin (medical student) had to stay at the specified hostel.
  • Related Posts
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