RU [39]


  • As of October 21, 2019, there are 6900+ members, 20000+ posts and 60+ albums.

    There are 30000+ members.
  • Kudos to the active members, who help the group grow by posting interesting, informative and often nostalgic articles and photos, by providing facts and data in the comments, by sharing selected posts and last but not the least inviting their friends to join the group.
  • Members are requested to follow the Netiquette (Etiquette when using networks). For example :
    No spam and advertising
    No link to irrelevant sites
    No flames (e.g. avoid calling names)
    Be courteous (e.g. disagree diplomatically)
  • It is difficult if not impossible to read all the posts and the relevant comments.
    (a) One can save selected posts.
    (b) One can share selected posts.
    (c) One can go to the “Popular Topics” section organized by Dr. Nyi Thet Lwin (Admin of the Group) and select a Topic.
  • Due to the transition to Unicode-compliant fonts, one may not be able to read some postings (e.g. using the early Zawgyi fonts).
    For some reason, Zaw Decode (which can read Unicode almost perfectly and Zawgyi with 80 – 90% accuracy) no longer worked on some systems (especially after an OS upgrade).
    It is not convenient, but it is possible to have multiple Burmese fonts and manually switch the “preferred” one.
  • Dr. Nyi Thet Lwin (Admin) and his brother U Aung Mon (Moderator) have used Translation Software to convert selected posts (using Unicode compliant fonts) to Zawgyi and vice versa.

    No easy fix for the Unicode/Zawgyi problem.


  • I have created 60+ albums using the photos from the posts (with credit given to the source where ever possible) and the photos from my archives.
  • Actors
    Sample : Thamankyar Ko Myint, Dway, Min Oo
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Thamankyar Ko Myint (Aung Myint)
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  • Agri
    Moved from Mandalay to Yezin
  • Ah Nu Pyinnya Shins
    Musicians (vocalists, instrumentalists, composers, zat sayas
  • Architecture
    Saya U Myo Myint Sein (A58) was from the first batch from the University of Rangoon.
    First batch of students (1964 – 1970) under the then new Education System.
  • Articles
    Sample : Reflections of an RIT 69er
  • Artifacts
    Rare items
    Some may also appear in other albums
  • Botany
    Sample : Dr. Daw Yee
  • Burmese (Myanmar Sar)
    Saya U Pe Maung Tin (Pali and Burmese Scholar) proposed having a separate Burmese Department.
    His bust was unveiled in December 2019 as part of the “Yar Pyie Ah Kyo”
  • Chancellor
    Sample : Prime Minister U Nu and his speech
  • Chemical Engineering
    Sample : Saya U Khin Aung Kyi
  • Chemistry
    Sample : Saya U Aung Khin
  • Civil Engineering
    Sample : Saya U Ba Hli
  • Commerce
    Sample : Dr. Mya Than
  • Dark Days
    Sample : U Thant Ah Yay Ah Khin
  • Dental
    Sample : Dr. Aung Than
  • Doctors
    Sample : Dr. Daw Myint Myint Khin
  • Economics
    Sample : Dr. U Aye Hlaing
  • Education
    Sample : Lt. Col. San Myint
  • Electrical Engineering
    Sample : U Soe Paing
  • Engineering (General)
    Sample : U Yone Mo
  • English
    Sample : Daw Yin Yin Mya
  • Famous Alumni
    Sample : U Thant
  • Forestry
    Sample : U Than Tun
  • Garawa
    Sample : Dr. Soe Win and Daw May Saw Lwin
  • Geography
    Sample : Dr. Daw Thin Kyi
  • Geology
    Sample : Staff
  • Graduation
    Sample : Kyaik Ka San
  • History
    Sample : Dr. Than Tun
  • History of Myanmar Engineering Education
    Sample : HMEE-2012, HMEE-2018
  • Hla Min
    Sample : Photos, Interview
  • Htee Yein
    Sample : Performed at RU Golden Jubilee
  • Inlay
    Sample : Two visits
  • Jubilees
    Sample : Silver, Golden, Diamond
  • Landmarks and Symbols
    Sample : Buildings, Roads
  • Law
    Sample : U May Aung, Sir Arthur Eggar, U Kyaw Myint
  • Leaders
    Sample : Honorary Doctorates
  • Library
    Sample : U Thein Han (Zawgyi)
  • Literary Clubs and RU Magazines
    Sample : Oway
  • Lu Ye Chun
    Sample : Inlay Camp in 1965
  • Ma Chit Swe’s Autograph
    Sample : Students from 1939
  • Magwe
    Sample : U Win Maung
  • Mandalay
    Sample : U Hla Shwe
  • Mathematics
    Sample : U Ba Toke
  • Metallurgy
    Sample : U Aung Hla Tun
  • Mining
    Sample : Thamankyar Ko Myint
  • Myitkyina
    Sample : U San
  • Ngapali
    Sample : Poem
  • Outstanding Burmese Writers
    Sample : U Po Kyar
  • Philosophy
    Sample : Group
  • Physics
    Sample : Dr. Maung Maung Kha
  • Poems
    Sample : Men on the Moon
  • Rectors and Registrars
    Sample : Dr. Htin Aung
  • RIT
    Sample : U Yone Mo
  • RIT 69ers
    Sample : Gatherings
  • RUBC
    Sample : Photo in 1948
  • SEAP Games
    Sample : 1961, 1969
  • Seniors
    Photo of U Tin U (Past Captain and Gold of RUBC, Past Captain of RGC, Past Secretary of BCSE, former Part-time Lecturer at Civil Engineering)
  • Sports
    Sample : Collegian Nay Win
Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, sunglasses and closeup
  • Swel Daw Yeik
    Sample : SDYF, SDY Magazine
  • SPZP (Saya Pu Zaw Pwe)
    Sample : SPZP-2000
  • Taunggyi
    Sample : U Khin Maung Tint
  • Textile
    Sample : Group
  • UCC, DCS and ICST
    Sample : Dr. Chit Swe
  • UTC
    Sample : Badge, Camp
  • Workers’ College
    Sample : U Kyaw
  • Veterinary Science
    Sample : U Mya Nyunt
  • Zoology
    Sample : Sayama Lynsdale
  • Some photos (e.g. U Nu, U Pe Maung Tin, Zawgyi) may appear in multiple albums.
  • I have added Comments to selected albums.
    Some are text or link to my posts in
  • Thanks to Sayama Daw May Saw Lwin and several readers for providing interesting information about the photos.


  • Some members have complimented me for sharing my memories and expertise.
  • I am just paying back the Metta and Cetana of my mentors.
  • I would like to thank my
    Thin Sayas (from PPBRS, SPHS, RIT and post-graduate),
    Myin Sayas (e.g. hair dressers, cab drivers, former student leaders such as Dr. Khin Maung Kywe (HIS) and politicians such as Saya Tin), and
    Kyar Sayas (e.g. characters from my father’s bed-time stories, books, encyclopedias)

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