ISoc is involved in a wide range of activities and our SubComms make this possible.
The charity subcom, currently co-headed by Furhan Altaf (fa375), Jawaad Aziz (jaa64), Jamaal Khan (jk710), Maaz Khan (mak75), Sara Shaida (sfs43) and Shukri Abdullahi (sa867),endeavours to offer immediate assistance to Muslims or non-Muslims globally. We liase with local charities in Cambridge and across the UK to help those most in need and promote other charitable causes. We hold a weekly charity bucket collection at Jummah (sometimes with a bake sale!), two charity dinners and the annual and much anticipated charity week. The subcom is always looking for fresh ideas or volunteers so if you have any suggestions or are interested in getting involved, please get into contact with either of us.
The Access subcomm, which is headed by Zainab Haider (zfh22), Yusuf Uddin (yu209) and Ibz Mo (mi325), works to encourage and support prospective Muslim students to apply to University through access open days, email advice, participating in CUSU access work etc. The Access Subcomm coordinates an Access Day each year, inviting school students to Cambridge for a day.
The design subcom is co-headed by Zain Charfare (zc275) and Jabin Ali (jha34). The subcom is responsible for designing posters, leaflets and any other graphics for events promotion. Do get in touch if you’ve ideas or requests and insha’Allah our creativity can stem from there.
Our events subcom is headed by Fahd Omar (fo264) and Tasneem Ali (ta429). The subcom is responsible for making sure ISoc events run smoothly, from booking venues to providing refreshments and help in the running of the engaging circles for everyone’s benefit.
The sponsorship Subcomm is headed by Henna Noor (hn307). It aims to raise supporting funds for the society’s numerous public events, ranging from the university wide Explore Islam Week to the ambitious Summer Garden Party. Any funds received from an organisation results in a notable mention of the institute at the event proportional to its contribution.
Amin Al-Hussainy (aaqma2) is your brothers social rep for this year. If you want anything planned or have any ideas don’t be afraid to get in touch with him.
ISoc’s tech team is run by Yasir Choudhry (myc27) and Samiul Islam (msi28). It’s their responsibility to deal with technical issues and general maintenance. Shout out to the man who put together the beautiful website (mA) that you’re looking at now, the one and only ISoc legend Ali Abdaal – 6th year medic at Emmanuel College.
The Bro’s Welfare Rep is Maaz Khan (mak75). The welfare subcom aims to look out for the well-being of the members of the Cambridge Islamic Society. We provide services that try to comfort freshers in their first few weeks at University and help them settle in as quick and seamlessly as possible. We also try to boost moral of all students throughout the year with gifts and awards. The subcom is always there to answer questions and be supportive to anyone who requires us to do so.
Your sister’s welfare rep is Sara Shaida (sfs43). Her main role is to fulfill the role of someone you can come and talk to any time, about any thing. So if you have any questions, of any nature, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Our interfaith subcom is headed by Maisam Merali (mm2186), Imane Bou-Saboun (ib383), Walid Moujar Bakhti (wm292) and Yusuf Uddin (yu209). Interfaith is a core part of ISoc’s work and we’re always working to ensure there is consistent and rich dialogue between all faiths. If you have any suggestions or ideas regarding interfaith work, please feel free to get in touch.
Shara Nahreen (sn501) is your sister’s socials head for the year. Socials are one of the best things about ISoc, so if you have any ideas please get in touch!
Tanita Rahmani (tdr33) and Saad Khan (sak72) are responsible for ISoc’s graduate dimension. Graduates are a key part of ISoc, thus the role of Grad rep goes beyond simply organising graduate events but also ensuring they remain connected to and part of the wider undergraduate community.
Outreach & Activism
The outreach and activism subcom is co-headed by Masum Ali (ma779), Yusuf Uddin (yu209) and Nusrath Tapadar (njt64). The subcom is mainly responsible for our weekly homeless outreach sessions and our Cambridge Tutoring Scheme!
Alumni Relations will be headed by Omar Ali (soa22). This role includes keeping alumni integrated in to the ISoc family and accessing their invaluable experiences for the ISoc to benefit from.