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EMSA members organized educational activities for the World Diabetes Day

On the occasion of the World Diabetes Day, Ternopil State Medical University students members of the European Medical Student Association, organized a series of events. During two weeks, the doctors-in-training learned about the methods of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this disease, and taught city schoolchildren and students of other universities how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The main goal of the educational activities was to teach young people that proper nutrition, physical activity, and positive attitude are the best cure for many diseases. First, Continue reading →

International students competed in a trivia tournament

The organizers of a trivia tournament at Ternopil State Medical University wanted to offer the way the overseas students an interesting and meaningful way to spend extracurricular time. After the competition, the organizing committee consisting of Zoriana Lukashuk, Taisiia Bilonozhko, Yana Bondarchuk, and Yulia Bandrivskaya received lots of positive feedback. The students really enjoyed solving puzzles and answering questions on different topics, and requested for another such competition to take place soon. Three teams participated in this round. The first one, GangLand, included Arshbeer Sandhu Continue reading →

TSMU overseas students celebrated the International Students’ Day

On November 17, 2017 Ternopil State Medical University students presented a concert program to celebrate International Students’ Day. A traditional event, this was a prefect opportunity for everyone to showcase their talents. Dean of the Internationa Students’ Faculty, Professor Petro Selskyi greeted spectators and performers, and handed certificates of achievement to the best students. The concert program started with a dance performance by Indian students. Next, a duo of students from Nigeria impressed the audience with their tender performance. The girls look forward to taking Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University Indian students celebrated Diwali

Ternopil State Medical University students from India, while away from their homeland, sustain national traditions. Recently, they celebrated one of their greatest holidays, Diwali. This festival is associated with fire and light, symbolizing the victory of good over evil. The celebration was organized by the Association of Indian Students, and its president, fourth-year student Arshbeer Sandhu. Celebrating the festival, Indians adorn their homes with flowers and lanterns, make rangoli (patterns on the floor out of painted rice, powder dyes or flowers), and launch fireworks. Diwali Continue reading →

European Medical Students’ Association held an open door meeting

TSMU students that form Ternopil branch of the European Medical Students’ Association recently held  an open door meeting in the administrative building of Ternopil State Medical University. President of the branch, fourth-year student Zuzanna Betkowiak from Poland, congratulated all present on the start of the new academic year. She noted that more than 40 TSMU students have already applied to join the EMSA, and most of them were attending the meeting. This year, deadline for applications is November 1st, and both Ukrainian and international students Continue reading →

TSMU students participated in 68th congress of the association of Polish surgeons in Krakow

On 27-30 September 68th Congress of the Association of Polish Surgeons took place in ICE Krakow Congress Centre in Poland with Prof Paweł Lampe as Chair of the Scientific Committee and Prof Piotr Richter as Chair of the Organising Committee. On the first day, after official opening, surgery workshops took place where young surgeons and residents were improving their manual skills. Following days were dedicated to plenary sessions and thoroughly selected presentations in the fields such as endocrine surgery, endoscopy and minimally invasive surgeries, laparoscopic live Continue reading →

Representatives of Polish Association’s Election at Ternopil State Medical University

On 11 October 2017 the election of representatives took place at TSMU. Polish students were voting for 3 functions: the president of Polish Students’ Association (general medicine), Vice-president, as well as the president of the Faculty of Dentistry. At the beginning, the president of Polish association from the last term of office – Hubert Mikosza summarized the last year of association activity at TSMU, congratulated students, who were the most involved in the life of the community and informed about upcoming events. Afterwards, candidates for Continue reading →

TSMU students gifted medical equipment to a training and rehabilitation center

Ternopil State Medical University students enthusiastically participate in charity actions, helping those in need of support and attention. Associate professor of the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies Taras Kabodnyi together with Ukrainian and international students have organized a university-wide volunteer movement MISERICORDIA. Its Latin name can be translated as a kind or compassionate heart. As part of this project, volunteers help the Ternopil regional educational and rehabilitation center where children with disabilities live and study. “This is the fifth year we have been caring Continue reading →

Ukrainian-Indian Conversation School began its work at TSMU

Week at TSMU Library. The main goal of this public initiative is to allow Ukrainian students and residents of Ternopil to learn Hindi directly from the speakers of this language, Indian students. Both Hindi and Ukrainian belong to the same group of languages, and stem from a common ancestral language, Proto-Indo-European. Even now, millennia after these daughter languages branched off, Ukrainian and Hindi have many words that sound alike. Thus, anyone wanting to explore the similarity of the two languages ​​and enrich their worldview, can Continue reading →

TSMU international students visited orphaned children

To mark Independence Day of Ukraine, international students of Ternopil State Medical University organized a charity event. The students have prepared gifts for orphaned children and children from low-income families placed in a care facility and on August 24 they paid children an informal visit to share celebration of Ukraine’s Independence Day. Its initiator of the event was Omah Erica, a second-year student.  TSMU tudents Consolate Katolo, Nneka Ezeanya, Emma-Iwuagwu Adaihuoma, Egwuonwu Chisom, Lukeka Guedalie, Richard Godson, Ntaba Heather, Bedine Vanessa, Gloria Monga, as well Continue reading →

International students showcased their talents

Recently the assembly hall of Ternopil State Medical University became a stage for the culture and music event “A Man begins with kindness”. The revue was organized by teachers and students of Preparation Department of the International Student’s Faculty. This is an annual event, where overseas students from different countries, together with head of the department Larysa Nalizhyta, showcase their growing mastery of the Ukrainian language, as well as teamwork and good adjustment to the culture of a new country. Dean of the Internationa Students’ Faculty, Professor Petro Continue reading →

International students joined a charity drive

Over 10 thousand hryvnas collected Polish students of Ternopil State Medical University. The money are earmarked for the treatment of 5 year-old Marichka Hvozdyska diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Dentistry students from Poland decided to help by collecting charity pledges form other students and Polish diaspora. University administration expresses its sincere gratitude to students Przemysław Żanko, Dajana Murmyło, Michał Lenartowicz, Karol Świątek, Jakub Janczarski, and Estera Błaszczyk for their efforts. Father of the child is TSMU alumnus.  A group of students decided to join forces to help saving Continue reading →

TSMU Students brought fun activities to children’s summer camp

International students of Ternopil State Medical University visited the Rainbow children’s summer camp. The camp invites children whose parents serve in the ATO area and it has been organized for the second year in a row, by the Ternopil Center for Psychological Rehabilitation “Step Toward”. In the camp, children can take part in various master classes, go on trips, and meet interesting people. Its strong point is that participating with the children in fun activities are professional psychologists, who are always helping the youngsters to Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students organized events for the World No Tobacco Day

Each year TSMU students organize and participate in events dedicated to tobacco control. On May 31 of this year our students together with representatives of the regional Health Center and Red Cross Society volunteer corps (many of whom are also TSMU students) gathered together by Ivan Franko monument  in Ternopil to urge passersby to quit the harmful habit of smoking. They reminded city residents that use of tobacco is a major public health problem in the whole Europe. The young people emphasized that smoking causes Continue reading →

Delegation of Medical and Dental Council of Ghana, representatives from Ghana Parliament and Consulate in Ukraine visited Ternopil State Medical University.

On May 22, 2017 the official delegation from Ghana, including Dr. Albert S. L. Kitcher, Honorary Consul Designate; Hon. Sabi, William Kwasi, Vice Chairman, Parliamentary Select Committee on Health;  Hon.(Dr.) Kuganab-Lem, Robert Baba, Deputy Ranking Member, Parliamentary Select Committee on Health;  Hon. (Dr.) Twum-Nuamah, Kwabena, Member, Parliamentary Select Committee on Health; Prof. and Dean, Abantanga, Francis Atindaana, Board Member, Medical and Dental Council, Ghana; Dr. Banyubala, Divine Ndonbi, Deputy Registrar, Medical and Dental Council, Ghana; Ms. Abdulai, Memunatu, Head of Training, Medical and Dental Council, Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students from Namibia talked about their country on air

International students of Ternopil State Medical University gave yet another virtual tour of their country for a local television station. This time, visiting TTB studios were students from Namibia. Our students Shipopyeni Joleni Ndapandula and  Shikulo Panduleni Twahafifwa not only talked about their homeland, but also sang traditional songs, and showcased the national dress. Joining them on this virtual trip was TNTU student Joseph, thus the taping of the show has also demonstrated close ties between Ternopil universities. The TV shows are being jointly developed Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University Sports Fest 2017 has its first winners

Association of Indian students of Ternopil State Medical University has introduced initiated a sports and  friendship festival, which aims to strengthen the friendly relations between Ukrainian youth and students from other countries studying in Ternopil. Event’s program include 100 and 400 meters race, relay races and team sports – football, volleyball, badminton, and cricket. Ukrainian students were invited to take part along  with s tudents from a number of international groups, in particular  Associations of Nigerian, Polish, Egyptian, Iraqi and Pakistani students, as well as Continue reading →

Team of TSMU international students placed third in inter-university Futsal tournament

On 20-24 March 2017 Ternopil State Medical University  hosted a Futsal tournament among University students. Nine student teams participated in the tournament, including representatives of Ternopil National Pedagogical University (2 teams), Ternopil National Economic University (2 teams), Berezhansk Agricultural University, Kremenets Teachers College, Ternopil National Technical University and I Ternopil State medical University (2 teams). Our university was represented by two student teams. The first group included representatives of Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry (Ivan Kalka , Volodymyr Lutsyk, Arsen Litvinskyi, Olexksandr Hrinko, Ihor Sereda, Continue reading →