The charity subcom, currently co-headed by Samah Siddiqui (sss53), Ummer Taahir (mut21) and Zakaria Moustiri (zam23), 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 and Outreach subcomm, which is headed by Mariam Ansar (ma656), Nebila Rehnuma (nr408) and Tara Alia Khan (tak33), 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 head of Access Com coordinates an Access Day each year, inviting school students to Cambridge for a day.
The design subcom is co-headed by Aatif Syed (aas70), Ali Alam (ama68) and Qasim Masood (qm207) . 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 inshaAllah our creativity can stem from there.
Our events subcom is headed by Akmal Ali (aa784) and Zareen Bhatti (zb247). 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 Adil Girach (aag47). 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.
ISoc’s webmaster is Abubakar Moallim (am2391), it’s his 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 – 5th year medic at Emmanuel College.
The Bro’s Welfare Rep is Zayd Husseini-Eyre (zjh26). 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 Sujina Khatun (sk858). 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 Arqum Anwar (aa888) and Rabeka Zafar (rz278). 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.
Joe Moneim (jm946) and Omar Ali (soa22) is 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.
Haroun Mahmud (hm515) is responsible for editing ISoc’s unique magazine Al-Risala. Choosing resplendent themes and ensuring that the the magazine is inch perfect are but a few tasks that they engage in. Diseminating content which can be of use to Muslims is a key aim. If you’re interested in helping out in any way email : email@example.com
The student activism subcom is co-headed by Abdulla Zaman (aqmsz2) and Taskeen Adam (ta362).
Alumni and Development
Alumni and Development will be headed by Babar Arshad (ba356) and Nilufa Ahmed (na429). Their role includes keeping alumni integrated in to the ISoc family and accessing their invaluable experiences for the ISoc to benefit from.