Welcome to The University of Manchester Islamic Society

Prayer Times

October 1, 2022
Dhuhr Iqamah

1:15 pm

2 Hours 10 Minutes
Prayer Begins Iqamah
Fajr5:40 am 6:30 am
Sunrise7:10 am
Dhuhr1:04 pm 1:15 pm
Asr4:02 pm 5:00 pm
Maghrib6:49 pm 6:49 pm
Isha8:05 pm 8:30 pm
Jumuah First: 1:15 Second: 1:50

Upcoming Event

Manchester ISoc Quran Competition 3.0

For the third year running we're happy to announce the Annual Manchester ISoc Quran Competition!🥳 This year we've gone bigger and better, we have three different categories that people can enter with massive prizes for each!🤩🏆 Brothers will be competing against brothers and sisters will be competing against sisters so there are even more prizes to go round this year! Level 1: Memorisation from Surah Al-Nas to Al-Aala 1st) £150 2nd) £125 3rd) £100 Level 2: Memorisation Juz 30 1st) £225 2nd) £200 3rd) £175 Level 3: Memorisation of any 3 successive Juz 1st) £350 2nd) £300 3rd) £250 Important information: - This competition is only open for students at University of Manchester, MMU, University of Salford and Altrincham Grammar - Registration will close on the 14th October - Examination dates will be on 10th December, examination will be in person at McDougalls - This is a competition for beginners, we kindly request that Hafiths do not register - There is limited capacity for each level so please do register asap. - Participants will be contacted before the examination for updates and to confirm attendance - If you can no longer participate please email exofficio-b@manchesterisoc.com by the 12th of November -To confirm your participation a £5 refundable deposit will need to be paid to confirm your place this deposit will be returned to you on the day of the examination. Brothers registration link: https://isoc.link/Qurancomp-brs Sisters registration link: https://isoc.link/Qurancomp-srs SIGN UP AT:

Who we are

Manchester Islamic Society is a student-led body that focuses on providing services for Muslim University students in Manchester. We are one of the most active societies in Manchester and host many activities, events and classes throughout the academic year to bring together the Muslim community on campus.

Our team is diverse and motivated, made up of volunteers studying a variety of different courses coming from all over the UK

If you’re a new student who wants to know more about our events, or if you’re someone who would like to get involved, get in touch

We look forward to seeing you around campus soon!

What we do

Events

We host a wide array of events throughout the year, ranging from religious educational events to our popular socials.

We also run events that engage with our local communities and offer opportunities for non-Muslims to discover more about our religion. 

Knowledge

We collated many resourses for students to learn and benefit drom, including online and in person courses.

These resourses are from third party Muslim organizations and we provide deals for students to study from them.

Guides

We created some unique and benefical guides for a variety of students to benift from.

This includes guides for freshers, international students, medics, dentists, and students looking for accommodation.

Our Blog

Laylatul Qadr

April 23, 2022
As we approach the end of Ramadhan, Muslims all over the world are awaiting theopportunity to gain infinite rewards and blessings from Laylatul Qadr.Here is a guide to everything you need to know about this blessed night and how toattain maximum rewards!But first, what exactly is Laylatul Qadr? Many scholars translate this as the Night […]

Ramadan: the month of Forgiveness

April 22, 2022
The blessed month is with us once again, Alhamdulillah and we are lucky enough to witness the beauty of this holy month, a time that we all look forward to year round. Ramadan is about many things but it is also the month of forgiveness, the month of mercy where the doors of hell are […]

Ramadan Reflection: How I set my goals

April 20, 2022
Written by: Mariam It’s the blessed month of Ramadaan. We’re halfway through and reflecting on the past two weeks I’ve realised how easy it is to burden yourself with goals and high expectations of how much dhikr (remembrance of Allah) and Ibaadah (worship of Allah). Truthfully speaking I do this every year and I’m beginning […]

Tawakkul

February 27, 2022
Of course, it is never easy when the storm hits and you are suddenly engulfed in darkness, consumed with rain and thunder and no way to get out. You try to call for help, but you realise there is no human there to save you, no way to stop the rain from seeping in and […]

Starting the New Year Strong in Imaan

December 31, 2021
Let’s face it. To say that the past year and a half have changed our lives is an understatement. For many people, lockdown was a time of productivity. People had the chance to do things that they wouldn’t normally get to do. This also included reconnecting and becoming closer to Allah (SWT). A huge number […]

Tesnime’s Spoken Word

November 19, 2021
Brainwashed and blind folded Hands sawn by the handcuffs Feet are now numb to the chains and the cold concrete The body is so bruised and wounded I can’t even remember what not feeling pain is like The screams and the thwacks of the whips Are now background noise I can’t even remember what silence […]

How to handle hardships in life

November 5, 2021
Everyone suffers from hardship in life. It is safe to say it is completely normal, whether that be something big or small. However, it’s important to keep in mind that it is all a test from Allah, the All-Mighty. So do not lose hope. Have faith in Allah, always.      We all get tested in life […]

The importance of Intention in Islam

October 30, 2021
-What is intention in Islam? The term intention translates to ‘niyah’ in Arabic. Every Muslim is aware of the emphasis Allah SWT puts on intention in Islam, since every action is based on the sincerity of our intention. Intention is the prerequisite of the deed and therefore the foundation for your success from that point […]

The first migration to Abyssinia and King Najashi

October 21, 2021
There were two migrations which took place to Abyssinia during the time of the Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ). Following the continuous threat of persecution and the torture of the Quraysh upon the Muslims, the Prophet Muhammed (ﷺ) commanded some Muslims to immigrate to Abyssinia. These emigrants included Ruqayyah (ra), the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)’s daughter and her […]

Intentions

October 8, 2021
Intention. A thing intended; an aim or plan. Many of us go to school because we want to get a degree or because we want to make our parents and the community around us proud, but let me ask you this… what is your ultimate intention? When you work hard at school and get your […]

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