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SibMed student received the title of Mr. Africa-2024


As part of the concert in honor of Africa Day, a beauty and talent contest "Mister and Miss Africa – 2024" was held. Igbalajobi Adeayo Stephen, a sixth-year student of the SibMed English-language program, received the titles of "Mr. Africa" and "Mr. Style" and the audience award.

The event organized by the participants included national dances, songs, performances about the life of African peoples, a fashion show featuring national costumes of different countries. The jury included representatives of all Tomsk universities.

SibMed student from Nigeria Igbalajobi Adeayo Stephen became the winner and received two more titles. Stephen told us about studying at SibMed and becoming a doctor.


I am grateful for the favorable environment that the University creates. Teachers and staff support and guide me. The University offers a serious curriculum, thanks to which I acquire not only the necessary knowledge, but also the practical skills required to succeed as a doctor. I constantly face challenging tasks that push me beyond my limits.

My goal is to become a doctor who can definitely change other people's lives. I need to learn how to give hope for recovery to those who need it. Whether it's diagnosis, treatment or emotional support, I strive to influence people's lives and contribute to the betterment of society. I am grateful for the opportunities that the University has given me. I am confident that my passion and dedication will help me to fulfill my dreams.

— said SibMed student Igbalajobi Adeayo Stephen.

The beauty and talent contest was held among students of Tomsk universities and was timed to coincide with the 61st Independence Anniversary of 54 African countries. The event has been held since 2013. The Mr. Africa contest was held this year for the first time.

The event was arranged by the TSU International Division.