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Myitkyina University is a university in northern Myitkyina, Myanmar.[1] Since 1996, on-campus student housing has been banned.[2] However, there are plans to reopen the Hkakabo (to house 120 male students) and Swunparabo (to house 128 female students) residence halls in 2013.[2]


Coordinates: 25°25′2″N 97°24′40″E / 25.41722°N 97.41111°E / 25.41722; 97.41111

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Business Insider

Business Insider
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 12:28:08 -0800

Myitkyina University is meant to prepare young Kachin to lead and prosper. The student body is instead drowning in heroin, said Brang Joi, a 20-year-old math major. “We must have one of the most heroin-addicted universities in the world,” he said.
International Business Times UK
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:03:45 -0700

One student at a Myitkyina university estimates that about 30% of students are injecting drug users. "A lot of syringes were found in the toilets, mostly in the men's toilets," he said. "Some students even dare to carry the syringes in their bags to ...


Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:20:45 -0800

Even on the campus of Myitkyina University, used syringes spill out of metal garbage bins marked with signs urging users to properly dispose of drug paraphernalia to avoid the spread of infections like HIV. More needles litter the rocky banks of the ...

The Economist

The Economist
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 07:01:35 -0800

Down by the Irrawaddy River, the Humanity Institute (HI) opened two years ago. Much as Jack hopes to save Kachin children from the clutches of the government, so the HI hopes to do the same for Kachin college students. Myitkyina University, which is ...

In Touch Weekly

In Touch Weekly
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:42:04 -0700

A lot can happen in a year — and Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard's love story only proves how true that is! Yesterday, March 29, the pregnant reality star, 23, took to Instagram to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the day her hubby got down on one ...

Breitbart News

Breitbart News
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:15:00 -0700

A student at Myitkyina University, who single-handedly launched an anti-heroin offensive at the capital school, condemns the government for “a form of genocide,” stating, “They can fight us outright and waste money and soldiers' lives, or they can let ...
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 03:03:45 -0800

Brang Chyoi, a student at Myitkyina University, said drug usage is increasingly common among students. “I think 50 out of every 100 university students here use drugs. They usually use heroin. They inject heroin behind bushes or anywhere that people ...

University of Manchester

University of Manchester
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:03:45 -0700

The University of Manchester, University of Yangon, Mandalay University, University Distance Education (Yangon), Dagon University, Myitkyina University and the Myanmar Environment Institute. • The project is funded by the Open Society Foundations ...

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