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Oxford University, UK’s oldest seat of learning, now a place more Muslim students are calling home

Arriving at the University of Oxford to begin her studies, Mahdiyah Rahman suddenly felt anxious. “I didn’t know how many other Muslim students would be there. I wasn’t sure what to expect.”
 
During her first week, the 19-year-old student discovered that there were just two other Muslims in Oriel, the Oxford college where she would eat, sleep and study during her time at the university. “I was the only one there wearing a headscarf,” she recalled. Over the summer Rahman had given little thought to the realities of practicing her faith at university, but standing in the crowded hall at Freshers’ Fair, surrounded by hundreds of stalls advertising student clubs and societies, she felt overwhelmed. 
 
 

The Man Who Founded London’s First ‘Mosque’

Hadji Mohammad Dollie was a son of Scottish father and a Malay mother born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1846. He opened the first “Hanafi” Mosque in Cape Town along with a Dutch convert to Islam in the 1880’s.

 

UK's Blackburn to host Islamic lifestyle exhibition

Source : World Bulletin / 19 Jun 2014

Visitors to Blackburn’s Islamic Lifestyle Exhibition in the UK later this month will be given a strong health and well-being message.

On Sunday June 22, the event is going to take place in Jan's Conference Center where cross-community organisation One Voice is bringing its award winning Baiter Sehat campaign.

 
 

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