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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Campaign on environmental cleanliness

Campaign on environmental cleanliness

TCU SISU conducted campaign on environmental cleanliness in the Kyaikkhauk Pagoda Estate near the university. The campaign was led by TCU SISU coordinator Rector Dr. Yi Yi Win and this campaign was conducted for the purpose of increasing the awareness of the...

Bamboo Builder Empower Program 2019

Bamboo Builder Empower Program 2019

Bamboo Builders is a Singapore-based social enterprise that builds confident leaders to impact their community through entrepreneurship. They provide customised growth programs, empowering young adults to lead sustainable change better. They have created 9 rural...

Seminar on Design Thinking

Seminar on Design Thinking

TCU SISU Team conducted the seminar on design thinking with a purpose of sharing the design thinking concepts as a problem solving tool in social innovation which is relatively new concept among our societies. The event took place on February 14th 2019 at 10:00 am in...

TCU SISU provides Tailor-made Vocational Training

TCU SISU provides Tailor-made Vocational Training

Under the SEASIN Project, TCU SISU is conducting social innovation activities for rural women who have no regular income. On 9.12.2018, TCU SISU launched a training on tailor-made design and sewing to thirty women from the villages near the university. The training...

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...

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