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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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...

Enhancing Income Generation of women from villages

Enhancing Income Generation of women from villages

Most of the women in villages have no regular income and they spend their time on household works. Thus, if they have regular income in a sustainable way, they can solve their social issues in their family. Thus, TCU SISU supports the project on enhancing the income...

Social Innovation Support Unit (SISU) Evaluation Meeting

Social Innovation Support Unit (SISU) Evaluation Meeting

On 21.3.2018, TCU SISU Team conducted the evaluation meeting between SEASIN project members and Co-operative University, Thanlyin. On the event, Rector Prof. Dr.Yi Yi Win (Manager of the SISU Team) delivered welcoming speech to audiences. Firstly, Dr.Nay Min Aye,...

Seminar on Social Innovation and Social Enterprises

Seminar on Social Innovation and Social Enterprises

On 15.2.2018, TCU SISU Team conducted the seminar on social innovation and social enterprise to share the social innovation ideas and social enterprise experience of social innovators in Myanmar. On the event, Rector Prof. Dr. Yi Yi Win (manager of the SISU team)...

Sharing Knowledge on Youth Development

Sharing Knowledge on Youth Development

On 24.1.2018, TCU SISU Team conducted the knowledge sharing session on youth development to students of TCU. On the event, Pro-Rector U Oo Tin Thein delivered welcoming speech to audiences. Then, the students who participated ASEAN-Japan Co-operation project for HRD...

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