A Virtual Festive Get-Together and General Assembly, the first of its kind, was held on the 28th of
December, 2020, by the National Union of Ghana Students-Ternopil.

In view of the COVID 19 situation, it was an alternative way of bringing our people together to have a
good time and connect, since it’s the Festive Season. Many guests were invited out of which we had the
Dean of the International Students Faculty of TNMU – Prof. P. R. Selskyy, Ass. Prof. Olena V. Pokryshko –
Head of the Laboratory of Microbiological and Parasitological Researches of TNMU, Representatives of
our National and sister unions, and some of our Alumni that graduated from TNMU including Dr. Mrs.
Juliet Tufuor (formerly Kusi-Boateng), Dr. Samuel Asare Boahen, Dr. Henry Osei Amponsah and Dr.
Christian Acquah, attending.

It was a lovely time together where the invited guests shared beautiful and encouraging messages,
virtual performances were witnessed and interactive games were played, some in English and Ukrainian
Language. Citations of Honour were presented to the invited guests for their continuous support to the
union, for which we are and will always be grateful.

In addition, our General Assembly Agendas were carried out in the course of the program, where the
various achievements of the union in the current academic year were highlighted, with a video
presentation of the summary of the semester activities of the union displayed.
All in all, it was a wonderful program and we are grateful to all those that participated and helped make
it a great success.

Hundreds of Foreign Medical Students in Ukraine Protested to the Ministry of Education to Reduce The Cut Off Percentage of the Krok1 Exams in Kiev.

Group of Foreign medical students protested in Kiev pleading to the Ministry education to reduce the passing percentage of the Krok1 Exams at Mykhaila Hrushevskoho St, 7, Ministry of Health premises 30/12/2020..

According to them, Because of the COVID 19, they were not able to study properly and also were not happy of the way the lecturer conducted classes in addition, language barrier was also a factor lecturers were not able to express themselves well in English and some also request bribes to pass some subjects.

“Days ago We – medical students from Kyiv Medical University of UAFM protested in number of 50 people at the Ministry of Science , for lowering the passing age for KROK at least till 50.5%. ( NOW ITS 55.5%). We submitted an application to the Ministry of Education and Science about our request and got an official answer! Today we’ve got a call from the Ministry of Education that to DECREASE THE PASSING AGE is possible if the critical amount of Students will come! And They said that the Final decision will make. “