About Islamic Society
The Islamic Society at York is a good meeting place, for Muslims, as well as for others with an interest in Islam, to meet and get to know each other. It aims to support Muslim students, and to enlighten all about Islam with sincerity.
Aims and objectives:
- provide spiritual, social, academic and welfare support to Muslim students through organising various events and activities
- reflect and enhance understanding of fundamental teachings of Islam to Muslims and non Muslims, through discussion and debate.
- providing important services to Muslim students such as weekly Friday prayer on campus
- to present a positive image of Islam and tackle the common misconceptions of Islam
- work to engage and maintain a harmonious relationship with other societies and the community
- work to act in accordance with the Holy Quran and Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammed (SAWS)
The meeting time for events will very throughout the year.
- membership is open to all-students and staff.
- any member of the public who is not a member of the university may join the ISOC as an “associate member” and are free to attend and engage in certain society events decided upon by the committee but have no voting rights conferred on them.
- membership is provisional until the membership fee of £5 is paid (contributes towards cost of running events such as socials-food etc). Membership can be bought on-line from YUSU website of from any of the committee members.
- members have the right to vote at committee elections and attend all events.