Student of African Origin Elected President of Student Body at Cambridge University

Tom Chigbo was elected president of the student body at Cambridge University. He is the first black student to be elected head of the student union at Cambridge.

Chigbo, 21 years old, is majoring in geography. He graduated from the London Oratory school, where British prime minister Tony Blair’s sons were educated. Chigbo’s father was a broadcaster in Nigeria who had studied drama at the University of Glasgow. His mother was a journalist who attended Kent University in England.