Call For Scholarship Applications For Masters In Public Policy

Aziz Foundation Scholarships: Developing Public Policy Practitioners from British Muslim Communities The Foundation is offering a scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year for an exceptional student actively engaged in British Muslim communities and interested in how the needs of these communities may be met through public policy work. The key aim or objective of this scholarship is to help develop … Read More

Call for Scholarship Applications to Masters in Arts Courses

Aziz Foundation Scholarship: Developing Arts Management Professionals and Artists from British Muslim Communities The Foundation is offering two Masters Scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year as described below. These scholarships offer a unique opportunity for exceptional British Muslims active in their communities and interested in how their needs may be met through the arts. The Aziz Foundation believes that communities … Read More

Security Training For Mosques and Islamic Organisations

Organised by Muslim Voice Group, join this one day training seminar to equip yourself with essential training tools to keep your Mosque safe. Date: Saturday 21 April 2018 Time: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Venue: The Boardroom, Lenton Business Centre, Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham. NG7 2BY Fee: This course is FREE.       Course Trainer: Kaushar Tai, Director Aksaa Lunch and Refreshments … Read More

The Great Women of Islam – Event

  Topic: Great Women of Islam Date: Sunday 25th March 2018 Timing: 12.30PM until 3.30PM Venue: 4th Floor Studios, 255 – 259 Commercial Road, Whitechapel, East London, E1 2BT Ticket booking:   The event will deliver two inspirational talks – ‘Asiyah RA – How she dealt  with Oppression’ by Esharat Nasar Ahmed and ‘Women of Islam and how they … Read More

Penny Appeal Launches UK’s first Islamic Guidance Document on Adoption and Fostering

  The launch of the first Islamic Guidance Document on Adoption and Fostering will be launched today (21 March) at The House of Commons. This report has been commissioned by the UK charity Penny Appeal, who are actively involved in recruiting Muslim carers and adopters. The Islamic Guidance document research which included the involvement of leading UK scholars, community leaders and … Read More

Scholarship Applications to the University of Oxford

Aziz Foundation Scholarship at the University of Oxford: Developing Leadership in Public Life from British Muslim Communities The Aziz Foundation is pleased to announce it is offering a Master’s degree scholarship at Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford for the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarship offers a unique opportunity for an exceptional student active in British Muslim communities and keen … Read More

#VisitMyMosque 2018 Press Conference Launch

On Thursday 15th February, the Muslim Council of Britain held a press conference with the Al-Manaar Centre (MCHC) in Kensington. The press conference was held to provide information and an update on the national Visit My Mosque Day initiative and how other mosques across the UK are also positively shaping the future of their local communities for the better, such as Al … Read More

New book: The Unknown Fallen

The MCB office was briefly visited by Vera Mathys and Luc Ferrier, founders of the Forgotten Heroes 14-19 Foundation on 24 January, where they also visited the archive strongroom of the East London Mosque. The Foundation has just published ‘The Unknown Fallen – the global allied Muslim contribution in the First World War’. This is Volume 1 and draws on part … Read More

Better Mosques: A Community Consultation

Tell us how we should achieve better mosques in 2018 ‘Better Mosques: A Community Consultation’ is a nationwide consultation – running from 20 January to 31 March 2018 – inviting views on how a structured and national approach to developing better mosques in the UK can be achieved. Details are online at: It was launched the Our Mosques Our Future … Read More

Ebrahimsa Mohamed – A Tribute to a Community Giant

Ebrahimsa Mohamed dedicated his life to the cause of Muslim welfare, and his passing away in Penang on 31 December 2017 leaves us bereft of a trusted and wise counsellor. His humble and soft-spoken demeanor was complemented by a sharp and perceptive intellect. He was a rare, charismatic individual, demanding high standards of probity and integrity from colleagues, exemplified in … Read More