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Omar Ali is current President of FOSIS (the Federation of Student Islamic Societies), an organisation that aims to serve and represent over 115,000 Muslim students in the UK and Eire. He has undertaken his studies at the University of Sussex and has completed an undergraduate degree in Economics and Management, a postgraduate GDL in Law with his dissertation focused on religious freedoms in Europe and also recently completed a master's degree in Conflict, Security and Development with his dissertation focused on the Arab Spring and political Islam.

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A Muslim's Guide to Starting University: Top Tips

(1) Comments | Posted 1 October 2013 | (12:30)

When you arrive at university you're immersed in to the world of pub crawl, club night and party promotion. The constant flyering on campus and Facebook notifications for 'two for one cocktails' are something which many freshers undoubtedly enjoy and are certainly spoiled for choice - however, different strokes for...

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Stop Demonising the Mainstream Muslim Community, the Biggest Barrier to Violent Extremism

(311) Comments | Posted 28 May 2013 | (01:00)

This past week violent extremism has reared its ugly head. Two senseless attackers violently murdered Drummer Rigby in an act which has been rightfully condemned by every corner of society (our FOSIS PR here). Rightly so, the prime minister stated that this was indeed a "betrayal...

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