Islamic Society

Seven Reasons Why Islamic Societies are the Best Societies on Campus

Haseeb Hamid | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Haseeb Hamid

The beginning of a new university year has dawned upon us. Many of us will be looking to try out new clubs and societies this year, perhaps to learn a new skill, find a new way to relax or even broaden our social circle. Freshers will have been inundated with leaflets, sign up forms and free goodies from a wide array of societies on campus who are desperate for new members.

Islamophobia Is Real

Farida Ahmed | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Farida Ahmed

What is Islamophobia? It is an irrational fear and hatred of Muslims categorized as an identifiable group. Islamophobia is becoming an 'elephant in the room' - it is an actual phenomenon that has gained significant momentum in Europe over the last decade.

Challenging Homelessness by King's College London Muslim Students

Faisel Alam | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Faisel Alam

The most recent data published by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) reveal a very ominous rise in homelessness, now for the t...

A Muslim's Guide to Starting University: Top Tips

Omar Ali | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Omar Ali

For many young Muslims who are new at university, that type of fun may not be quite your cup of tea. Navigating your way through university whilst having fun and making the most of the endless opportunities is something that, as a Muslim, isn't always obviously clear...

Weaving a Narrative of Demonization

Dr. Hisham Omara | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dr. Hisham Omara

Anti-Muslim rhetoric has reached such a fever pitch, and in the least expected places of all; British universities - which were once the beacons of free thinking and tolerance.

iERA Does No Favours For Muslim Students

Hussein Kesvani | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Hussein Kesvani

While iERA may provide a more engaging outlet for religious thought, it does a disservice to Muslim students by reducing intellectual debates to oversimplified absolutes. For while such methods might make for a good speech, particularly against an arrogant atheist, it does little to tackle the real issues that young Muslims face in Britain today.

London Met Considers Banning Sale Of Alcohol From Campus

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The sale of alcohol could be banned on a university campus as staff claim the provision of drink-free areas on the campus has become a "culturally sen...