Students-particularly Muslim students- are often accused of radicalism, and those that brought dramatic social change, questioned the status quo, and revolutionised thinking have always been labelled radical. What does it mean to be radical, and is it a label to be rejected or accepted?
At the same time, the Prophet Muhammad (saw) instructed us to be excellent in all that we do. So what does excellence mean in terms of the Muslim student experience?
Always promising to be a jam-packed AMAZING experience, join Muslim students from across the UK and leading scholars and thinkers for an inspiring and stimulating debate at one of the longest-running annual British Muslim events.
Riad Ouarzazi has studied Islamic Sciences under a variety of Sheikhs, whilst also actively contributing to da'wah work in San Francisco, USA. He achieved a degree in Islamic education from M. Abdullah University in Morocco, later relocating to the states where he completed a BA in International Management, and a Msc in Computer Information systems.
Hamza Tzortis is an international lecturer, public speaker and author, with a particular interest in Islam, politics and philosophy. He has debated with a range of prominent academics, and regularly appears in the media, promoting and providing unique perspectives on Islam.
Abdur Raheem Green is a revert to Islam and an active member in the field of da'wah particularly in his role as Chairman of IERA, a global organisation committed to presenting Islam to wider society.
Belal Assad acquired his Shariah knowledge through studies in Lebanon, and continued his tertiary level education in Australia, studying Biomedical Sciences. He has worked with a number of Islamic organisations, and regularly delivers lectures, as well as carrying out community and public relations work.
Mohammed Ali is the CEO of Islam channel, providing alternative news, current affairs and entertainment programming from an Islamic perspective, as well as hosting the annual Global Peace and Unity event in London.