Yangon Adventist Seminary

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Yangon Adventist Seminary
34 Natmauk Lane(1),Bahan, Yangon 11201
Type Private, (Protestant) Adventist university
Motto "Fear of God is the beginning of Knowledge"
Established 1975
Nickname YAS
Affiliation Seventh-day Adventist Church

The Yangon Adventist Seminary (YAS) is a Christian institution owned and operated by Seventh-day Adventist Church since 1975. It is opened to young people who want to study in Christian Atmosphere Non-Christian student who can make the agreement to follow the rules and regulations of the school may be accepted. YAS is accredited by the Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist School, Colleges, and Universities(AAA), Maryland, USA.

YAS has a proud tradition of recognizing outstanding, student achievement in all areas and practices Positive Behavior Support. The programs listed below are the prime examples of this tradition.

  • Academic Performance Award
  • Athletic Award


  • 1975-1985 Daw Yee Yee Shwe
  • 1985-1990 Daw Noreen Shwe
  • 1990-1991 U Jonathan Zaw Weik
  • 1991-2002 U Claudius Brown
  • 2002-2005 U Saw Lay Wah
  • 2005-2013 U Claudius Brown
  • 2013-2016 U Kyaw Myint Naing
  • 2016-Present U Saw Lay Wah

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