Welcome to TCU SISU

Thanlyin Co-operative University (TCU) created the SISU as a specific project and as an incubator. The SISU was officially launched on November 2017 and is located at Uttara Estate, TCU. The main activities of the SISU at TCU are operating as a research center for social innovation, accelerating project, providing tools for professors/classes to foster social innovation and acting as an interface between the universities, society, and surrounding communities.

TCU SISU provide co-working space for students and community meetings, talks and exhibitions related to innovation, front desk where users have access to generic information regarding SISU, Technological Exploration space equipped with computers, projectors, sewing machines and classroom for lectures, talks and other forms of workshop.

The specific objectives of the SISU are to foster social innovation as an integral part in the institutional activities in knowledge transfer and encourage a university- society engagement with local communities and in particular disadvantaged groups through a variety of means: new social enterprise, new participative and collaborative projects, new business model such as micro credit, collection of data on social issues and solutions, new initiatives for the communities.

 

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Invitation for TCU SISU library

Invitation for TCU SISU library

Dear SISU users, We would like to announce the arrival of new books on social innovation in our small library of TCU SISU. You are invited to learn new books to promote your knowledge and awareness on social innovation.

NEPC visits the TCU SISU

NEPC visits the TCU SISU

On 13.9.2018, National Education Policy Commission (NEPC) led by Dr.Myo Kywe, chaiman of the commission, visited the TCU SISU and met with team members of the TCU SISU. At the meeting, Rector, Dr.Yi Yi Win, person-in-charge of the TCU SISU explained the purposes and...

Innovative Creation of Handmade Accessories

Innovative Creation of Handmade Accessories

TCU SISU firstly provided the training for trainer with the technical assistance of Handi’s House, Yangon. The training for trainers was conducted on July 2018 at TCU SUSU Class room. The training took 3 days to complete the basic course. Then, TCU SISU will sent the...

Basic Sewing Course

Basic Sewing Course

TCU SISU firstly provided the training for trainer on basic sewing course starting from 24 July 2018 at TCU Technical Exploitation Room. The training will take six weeks to complete the basic course. The first step training will complete at the end of August. Then,...

Training on Paper Art and Crafts

Training on Paper Art and Crafts

TCU SISU firstly provided the training for trainer with the technical assistance of paper craft artist. The training for trainers was conducted on August 2018 at TCU SUSU Class room. The training took 5 days to complete the basic course. Then, TCU SISU will sent the...

SEASIN Interview Series: Nyein Nyein Thaw

SEASIN Interview Series: Nyein Nyein Thaw

If the universities nurture young people not only academically but also practically, it can have positive effects for the community. What’s your name? Tell us about yourself. My name is Nyein Nyein Thaw. I’m studying a masters course of accounting and finance at the...

SEASIN Interview Series: Shoon Lae Sandar Oo

SEASIN Interview Series: Shoon Lae Sandar Oo

Social innovation is the ideas that are more efficient, more effective, fairer, and sustainable to solve social needs and issues. What’s your name? Tell us about yourself My name is Shoon Lae Sandar Oo. I am a second year specializing in Social Enterprise Management...

Seminar on “Social Enterprises Landscape in Myanmar”

Seminar on “Social Enterprises Landscape in Myanmar”

On 13-7-2018, TCU SISU Team conducted the seminar on “Social Enterprises Landscape in Myanmar” to share the knowledge and ideas of social entrepreneurship strategy and social enterprise landscape in Myanmar. On the event, Pro Rector U Oo Tin Thein delivered welcoming...

Seminar on “Entrepreneurial Idea for Youth”

Seminar on “Entrepreneurial Idea for Youth”

On 31-7-2018, TCU SISU Team conducted the seminar on “Entrepreneurial Idea for Youth” to cultivate and develop entrepreneurial sprit and idea among the students during higher education. On the event, Prof. Dr. Yi Yi Win, Rector delivered welcoming speech to the...

SEASIN Interview Series: Waranya Chaiyapoomsakun

SEASIN Interview Series: Waranya Chaiyapoomsakun

What’s your name? Tell us a bit about yourself.  My name is Waranya Chaiyapoomsakun and I’m a third year student studying at Faculty of Social Science. My major is Political Science. I have a passion to work with kids. What do you think the most important social...

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