Designed for students interested in studying abroad.

This four-week summer program is recommended for students who have taken their matriculation or IGCSE exam. Students will learn the following skills necessary to adapt and excel in international universities.



Leadership Skills

Leadership requires effective communication and decision-making skills that students should begin to develop, as early as possible. In this session, students will improve the basic communication skills that are needed for social and academic life. Additionally, they will sharpen their decision-making skills, preparing them to make critical calls in their future studies and career.

Life Skills

In this session, students will focus on personal and career development. Students will delve into a variety of activities including essential student skills, self-awareness and reflection, career development and auto didacticism.


Once per week students will participate in a variety of social and educational activities including field trips, talks by guest speakers, and team building games. This is an opportunity to explore Yangon in a way many students have never before!


English Skills

English is an invaluable skill in the modern world, especially in the university setting. This session will focus on academic application of English for university study. Students will learn both hard and soft skills, and have the opportunity to take a TOEFL placement test to determine their university preparedness.

Information on June Leadership Program Intakes

Date: June 5 - June 28, 2019

Day: Monday & Wednesday, Friday (Optional)

Time: 10am-3pm

Professors: Chris Wright (Leadership Skills), Meliha Basic (English Skills), Richie Chan (Life Skills)

Activity: Jaime Lacy & Emily Stephenson

Program phone number: 09 799 01 0001

Location: American University of Yangon (Formerly Connect University)

Program fee: USD 150