Eid Mubarak! August 2018/Dhul Hijjah 1439

Assalamu Alaikum, This month is a sacred month of pilgrimage where Muslims from all over the world congregate for Hajj. The simple attire worn by pilgrims expresses the equal status of all mankind before God, and strips away all distinctions of wealth, status, class and culture. It is this very same equality that we all strive to live by, where no … Read More

PHE England Advice for Hajj Pilgrims

Hajj pilgrims to be aware of MERS-CoV advice PHE remind pilgrims to refer to the health and travel advice for Hajj and Umrah. Public Health England (PHE) is reminding Hajj pilgrims to be aware of the risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the Middle East. The risk of infection to UK residents travelling to the Middle East … Read More

Vacancies at Human Appeal

Head of UK Finance Hours: Full time Salary: £40-45k p/a Based at: Head Office Responsible to: Director of Finance and Services Deadline: 03/08/2018 Apply _________________________________________________________________ Donor Care / Call Centre Manager Hours: Full time Salary: £35k- £38k p/a Based at: Head Office Responsible to: Director of Emerging Markets Deadline: 13/08/2018 Apply _________________________________________________________________ International Programmes Officer Hours: Full time Salary: £20-27.5k … Read More

MCB Archiving Project

The MCB archive has a huge collection of valuable records on the UK Muslim community history development! A project has been initiated to digitise the records into an on-line archive catalogue, with the support of Historian AbdoolKarim Vakil. Volunteers are sought for half day/week in London from September for 6-9 months, to support with the project! The work will be … Read More

External Job Vacancy: Office Clerk

Office Clerk Salary £24,000 per annum 6 day working (including weekends) – 48 hours per week 28 days holiday (including Public Holidays) per year   Gardens of Peace is looking to employ an Office Clerk to support our busy office handling Muslim Burials throughout the year. Ideally you should have good experience of working in a busy office using the … Read More

Support ‘Fostering Friday’, 25th May

The Muslim Foster Network has designated  Friday 25th May, 9th Ramadan, as a day of action to raise awareness of the need for Muslim Foster carers . The Fostering Network estimates that 8,100 new foster families are needed in the next 12 months alone.  These will include families for  Muslim children, many  of whom are unaccompanied refugee children. Due to … Read More

Ramadan Message from the Secretary General

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, Muslims the world over will be welcoming Ramadan this evening. On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a very blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a month when Muslims strive to immerse themselves in the remembrance of God and reading of the Qur’an, many attending night prayers in mosques. It … Read More

Islamic University of Rotterdam research project

The MCB has received a request from Ertugrul Gokcekuyu, Member of the Executive Board at this University (Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam), and a doctoral researcher, for respondents to his ‘Survey on Muslim Identity’  – this is a 10 minute, on-line, anonymised questionnaire exploring beliefs, practices and issues of identity. The link is https://goo.gl/forms/UOVeTuczEy4hpFVO2

Call for PhD Scholarship Applications

Aziz Foundation PhD Scholarships: Developing Academics from British Muslim Communities The Foundation is offering 3 PhD scholarships starting in the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarships offer a unique opportunity for exceptional students active in British Muslim communities and interested in how their needs may be met through research and academic work. The purpose of the Foundation’s PhD scholarships is to … Read More