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Rector of Ternopil State Medical University met with Director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education and Secretary of the Embassy of India

On May 3, 2018, rector of Ternopil State Medical University Professor Mykhaylo Korda met with Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of India Bharat Singh Bisht and director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education Olena Shapovalova.   Dr. Korda updated Bharat Singh Bisht on the activities and achievements of TSMU. Currently the university enrolls 236 students from India. In total, 1706 international students from 58 countries study at TSMU. The Secretary of the Embassy had the opportunity to examine facilities and equipment of Continue reading →

TSMU Association of Nigerian Students organized a sports festival

A sports festival took place in Ternopil State Medical University for the second year in a row. Last year, the event was organized by the members of Indian Students’ Association, while this year‘s competition was organized by the Association of Nigerian Students of Nigeria. In a number of tournaments held in April, students competed for the championships in volleyball, basketball, badminton, football, and table tennis. The festival started on April 7, 2018 with qualifying football matches. Table tennis tournament began on April 13, basketball matches Continue reading →

International students of Ternopil State Medical University raised funds for charity

Each year in the spring international students of TSMU organize big charity events to raise funds for disadvantaged children. This year’s program has a goal of raising funds for children with chronic diseases whose families struggle to pay medical bills. The students want help children with incurable illnesses that have been fighting the disease throughout their entire lives. A portion of the raised funds will also be sent to a diabetes school to purchase medical supplies for the littlest patients. The series of charitable activities Continue reading →

TSMU rector met with the leadership of international student associations

Rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Professor Mykhaylo Korda met with representatives of international community studying in our university. Such conversations are a good tradition, allowing all sides to talk about their concerns. This time, many questions addressed preparation for the state licensing test KROK 2, and taking other state examinations. Students have suggested that TSMU database of exam questions should increase the proportion of questions from KROK 2. In addition, representatives of the Faculty of Pharmacy asked to create an online system for taking Continue reading →

TSMU students mastered the craft of Easter egg painting

On the eve of Easter holidays, Ternopil State Medical University staff, clinical residents, domestic and international students and students of the preparation department attended a master class on traditional Easter egg decoration. Young people from Ecuador, Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Portugal, Egypt and Palestine learned Ukrainian folk techniques for decorating Easter eggs. Their instructors were members of the NGO Union of Ukrainian Youth. They talked about the history of patterns traditionally used on Easter eggs, special paints, tools and techniques in use in different regions Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University continues cooperation with Ecuador

Rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Professor Mykhaylo Korda recently met with the president of the Fundacion EuroLatina (Ecuador) Maria Reyes and representative of the company in Ternopil Johanna Arguello. They discussed the ongoing cooperation to encourage students from Ecuador to come for study at TSMU.   Next year at least 30 students from Ecuador looking to get medical education will arrive to Ternopil. Presently, twelve Ecuadorians are enrolled to Ternopil State Medical University, including three freshmen and nine students of the Preparation Department. Representatives Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students celebrated Holi

Each year in early spring, India celebrates the colorful festival of Holi, which is associated with the awakening of nature, bright blossoms of flowers and youth. On March 18, 2018 the Ukrainian-Indian Friendship club Sanskriti presented the Indian tradition of celebrating Holi in Ternopil State Medical University library. The event’s program featured classical Indian dances performed by the students of the Indian dance school Amrita, performances by TSMU Indian students and sprinkling with colors. The celebration began with the performance of Pushpanjali  (offering of flowers). Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University researchers participated in Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition DUPHAT 2018

TSMU associate professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, Lilia Lohoida on 27.02-01.03 took part in 23rd Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference, which takes place annually in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The pharmaceutical industry worldwide is undergoing significant transformation toward increased automation, specialization and, ultimately, improved quality. DUPHAT has also evolved since its inception in the mid-1990 to become a comprehensive and internationally recognized pharmaceutical conference. Today the international scientific program of the symposium and exhibitions bring together practicing pharmacists, doctors, researchers, medical representatives, young scientists and Continue reading →

Winners were determined in TSMU Cultural Diversity Photo contest

About a month ago Ternopil State Medical University on its website launched first in a series of photo contests on the topic of student life. The Cultural Diversity contest was dedicated to Ukrainian traditions and university students studying them. During last year, TSMU worked closely with the Demkur Family Ethnography Gallery Heritage. As a result, medical students learned a lot about different styles of Ukrainian folk dress, the significance of embroidery and much more. They also had the unique opportunity to participate in a photo Continue reading →

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 →

Ternopil State Medical University student participated in Antwerp Medical Students’ Congress

From the 13th to 17th of September 2017, EMSA (European Medical Students’ Association) organized the 11th Antwerp Medical Students’ Congress “Under Pressure”. On the 13th and 14th of September biomedical students from all over the world presented their research to their peers. Dr. Mudassar Amin won  the first prize in an oral competition by presenting his case report (Scientific Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Komorovsky). From the 15th until the 17th of September lectures and workshops were given by internationally renowned experts and university teachers Continue reading →