Category: RU

RU Centennial Group

Update : February 4, 2021 Introduction The group “Gangaw Myay (Hnit Taya Pyie Tekkatho)” — formed on September 11, 2019 to prepare for the Centennial Celebrations of the University of Rangoon in 2020. It grew fast both qualitatively and quantitatively. There were 60000+ members at the end of […]

Musical Evenings

One to celebrate the RU Centennial Another to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of “Myanmar Ah Than MRTV Broadcast Some broadcasts had mixed reviews. The program by Kaiser (Ko Nyi) May Khalar (Ma Nge) Hemar Nay Win May Sweet (Ma Swe) and the SUCCESS Band had overwhelming support from […]

Memories of RU

Many members are active. They share their memories (photos, real life / love stories, academic life, extracurricular activities, long lost classmates and friends, gatherings …). A few had also published their writings (kabyars, novels …). Life inside the Campus Some — children of sayas — had lived inside […]

Two Hunters …

Matthew Hunter Matthew Hunter served as Principal. A medal in his name is awarded to outstanding students. He selected two brilliant students — Ba Than and Kyaw Myint — to sit for entrance examination for Medicine (offered by Calcutta University). Dr. Ba Than later became first native Police […]


Update : January 26, 2021 Tun Naung Star sprinter Represented RU and Burma in the First SEAP Games in Bangkok in 1959, and the Second SEAP Games in Rangoon in 1961Won Bronze in 1959 and Gold in 1961 for 4x 100 m Relay Team mates include Tun Mra […]