Monday, 20 May 2024 / 12 Dhu-al-Qadda 1445 H *

Monday, 20 May 2024 / 12 Dhu-al-Qadda 1445 H *

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Spotlight will portray a day in the life of professionals where they will share how they got to where they are and the journey yet to come. The section will focus on what to expect at university, life after graduation, how to get those first crucial steps onto the careers ladder and what to expect when you are there.

  • Horse Riding in Islam
    12Jun 2022

    Horse Riding in Islam

    Reading time:6 Minutes   وَالْخَيْلَ وَالْبِغَالَ وَالْحَمِيرَ لِتَرْكَبُوهَا وَزِينَةً ۚ وَيَخْلُقُ مَا لَا تَعْلَمُونَ [Qur’an 16:8] And (He made) horses and mules and asses that you might ride upon them and as an ornament; and He creates what you do not know.   Horses in Qur’an and hadith Horses have been mentioned in the Holy […]

  • Emotional Intelligence
    9May 2022

    Emotional Intelligence

    Reading time: Minutes All of us have experienced letting emotions take us over for exampleanger, fear etc. resulting in negative consequences.Understanding the nature of emotions and paying attention when they arise can helpimmensely. Anger If you had to describe Anger and pick from the following opposites, which ones would you pick?Hot/Cold, Fast/Slow, Up/Down, Hard/Soft, In/OutMost […]

  • Productivity-Resetting the clock?
    11Jan 2022

    Productivity-Resetting the clock?

    Reading time: Minutes Imposter Syndrome is something that is always in the back of my mind when recommending to people how to do something; speaking about a topic but feeling unqualified to do so. Like, “who is he to tell me how it should be done?” But I was asked to write this article so […]

  • World Hijab Day
    17Apr 2016

    World Hijab Day

    In Islam, Hijab includes the way a person walks, talks, looks, acts and thinks. All of this should be done modestly and is applicable to both men and women. This statement defines hijab in the simplest way, however there are still many misconceptions about the hijab and what role it plays. The duty of the […]

  • Engineering the next generation
    21Aug 2015

    Engineering the next generation

    “Mechanical engineers design, maintain, repair and operate everything we need in our daily lives now, and in the future they will deliver the solutions to sustain and protect human society’s existence.” – Institute of Mechanical Engineers In the first part of the Spotlight Careers series we took a look into the world of dentistry. The […]

  • Cause and Effect: The Reality of Causality
    17Jul 2015

    Cause and Effect: The Reality of Causality

    Every effect has a cause; it is self-evident there must be a cause behind every natural phenomena. Whenever a cause is found its corresponding effect comes into being. As a system, to what extent can we understand cause and effect in Islam? The relationship between an event (the cause) and a second event (the effect) […]

  • Top 10 Tips for Jobs Hunting
    8May 2015

    Top 10 Tips for Jobs Hunting

    There is nothing worse than applying for a job that you know you are perfect for, only to receive a generic rejection email. “Thank you for your interest but on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful ….”  “We regret to inform you that ….” “After carefully reviewing your application ….” “We would like to […]

  • Time on our hands
    10Apr 2015

    Time on our hands

    March 21st 2015 marked the fifteenth anniversary of the death of Mulla Asgharali Jaffer. What better way to mark the anniversary of his death than to visit the site where he is buried. On a quiet Saturday afternoon in late March, I, along with a small group of others, visited a cemetery in North London […]

  • #WorldHijabDay2015
    13Mar 2015


    For many the Hijab is a thing of beauty; an item of clothing many women wear on a daily basis.  February 1st 2015 marked World Hijab Day, and in a small leafy suburb of London one woman embarked on a journey to try the Hijab for just the day. Ella Sibley, an Assistant Chaplain at […]

  • Dentistry: How difficult is it?
    20Feb 2015

    Dentistry: How difficult is it?

    In a study conducted by the Europe Journal for Oral Health in 2005[1], dentistry was described as a ‘stressful occupation’ where ‘job stress burnout’ was a regular occurrence. I wanted to know what it was really like to be a dentist, so I interviewed one. In the first part of our exciting new spotlight-based-careers series, […]

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