Call for Scholarships – Applications to Oxford University

Aziz Foundation Scholarship at the University of Oxford: Developing Public Policy Practitioners from British Muslim Communities   The Aziz Foundation is pleased to announce it is offering a Masters scholarship at Regent’s Park College, Oxford for the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship offers a unique opportunity for an exceptional student actively engaged in British Muslim communities and interested in how the needs of … Read More

A community dialogue: What does Islam say about tolerance, forgiveness and compassion?

by Muslim Hands Interfaith dialogue from an Islamic perspective was the central theme of a community forum, which took place recently at the Quaker Centre in Plymouth. The event brought faith leaders, educators, and community members from Bahá’í, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism,  Quaker, and several Muslims traditions to have an open and honest dialogue about issues concerning Islam. The participants came … Read More

‘Finding Fatimah’ – The Film Tour

Finding Fatimah Film Tour EARLY BIRD EXTENDED! Due to the popularity of the tour, we have increased the capacity of many of our venues. This means we’re giving you a second and FINAL chance to get Early Bird tickets for just £5. Must end 26th February. Premium tickets £20 each. Be one of the first to see the brand new … Read More

COURSE: ‘An Introduction to Activism’

MADE (Muslim Action for Development and Environment) is partnering up with Ebrahim College to run ‘An Introduction to Activism’, a 7-week intensive programme that looks at the islamic concept of serving society through active campaigning. The course will cover: the Islamic perspective on activism why we need activism campaigning skills community organizing skills media skills leadership skills Where: The sessions … Read More

The Excel Award 2016 – Celebrating Success, Inspiring Change

High achievers from schools, colleges, universities and the community gathered in East End on Saturday, 12 November 2016 to celebrate their successes and to share their inspiring stories. The Excel Award, a project of Dawatul Islam UK & Eire recognised the successes of students from KS2, GCSE, A Levels and Universities who have done exceptionally well to make themselves, their … Read More

Aziz Foundation Scholarship at Cambridge University

Developing Public Policy Practitioners from British Muslim Communities The Aziz Foundation is an independent grant-making body dedicated to supporting the most disadvantaged communities in Britain. It strives to do this through supporting community empowerment and leadership development in these communities, and greater public engagement by them in wider society. The Foundation is offering a Masters Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year … Read More

Book Review of Dr Al-Azami’s ‘Religion in the Media’

Dr Al-Azami’s book Religion in the Media: A Linguistic Analysis, offers a timely and insightful view of the portrayal of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the media, bringing in audience participation through its use of critical discourse analysis.  Dr Al-Azami’s passion and intrigue with the topic under examination was clear, with his search for knowledge covering both print and television … Read More

Islamic Relief Vacancies

Grants Manager – Iraq http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/international-programmes/grants-manager/ Deadline:  8th December Learning an Development Coordinator (MENA region) http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/the-islamic-relief-academy/learning-and-development-co-ordinator-mena-region/ Deadline: 11th December Webmaster http://www.islamic-relief.org.uk/about-us/vacancies/ Deadline: 13th December 2016 Donor Care Administrative Assistant http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/fundraising-middle-east-emerging-markets/donor-care-administrative-assistant/ Deadline: 15th December 2016. Head of Programmes – Iraq http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/international-programmes/head-of-programmes-iraq-4/ Deadline: 15th December Regional Desk Coordinator – Middle East and Eastern Europe http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/international-programmes/regional-desk-coordinator-middle-east-eastern-europe-maternity-cover/ Deadline is 20th December 2016 Programme and Grants … Read More