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Muslim Chaplain @ UQ

The Muslim Chaplain / Imam is an official visiting staff of UQ and is appointed by the University for religious needs of Muslim students at the University. The Muslim Chaplain, and the Chaplain’s Team of Volunteers, organise and take care of Prayer Room and Worship needs of Muslim students at the Campus.

Some of the main roles of the Muslim Chaplain / Imam and the Chaplain’s Team of Volunteers are the following:

  • To maintain the Prayer Room areas provided at the UQ Multifaith Centre
  • The Friday Prayer (Jumu’ah) at UQ
  • Ramadan Taraweeh prayers and the Iftars
  • To be available for religious advice (“pastoral care”) for Muslim students at the Campus
  • To write letters, on behalf of UQ Muslim students’ religious needs, to UQ Examinations or others when an exam may clash with Friday Prayer or Ramadan obligations.

Muslim Chaplain at UQ

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Updates

IMPORTANT JUMUAH VENUE CHANGE – 19 FEB 2021

February 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Assalaamu alaikum everyone, Due to construction works in Building 38, the new venue for Jumu'ah tomorrow is:   INNES ROOM BUILDING 21C LEVEL 4 UQ UNION COMPLEX   Directions: https://maps.uq.edu.au/?campusId=406&starttype=point&start=153.01521536889365%2C-27.49611020341218&desttype=poi&dest=1000253791

Different Friday Prayer Venue for 19/2/2021

February 17th, 2021|0 Comments

Assalamualaikum Dear UQ Muslim Students & Staff Next week from Thursday 18th February to Sunday 21 February 2021, construction work will occur in the back half of the MFC Prayer Hall. This will not affect

Prayer room – Face masks mandatory

January 12th, 2021|0 Comments

Assalaamu alaikum everyone, Alhamdulillah, the prayer room is open again for daily prayers. According to the QLD Government regulations, face masks must be worn while inside the building. Please remember to follow all COVID regulations

The Prayer Room is Now Closed

January 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Assalaamu ‘alaykum, Due to the QLD Govt 3-day lockdown, the MFC was today locked by the UQ Admin and UQ Security at around 1:30 pm. According to the current regulations, all

[IMPORTANT] For Immediate Broadcast

January 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Assalamualaikum Dear Students and Staff As the whole of Brisbane will be going into a strict lockdown (including the obligation to wear a mask) for the whole weekend starting from today evening due to

Important updates to Friday Jumuah prayers

November 30th, 2020|0 Comments

NEW UPDATE: Alhamdu lillah, due to QLD Government easing of COVID restrictions to Stage 5, the jumuah capacity has increased to 1 person per 2m2. From Friday, 13th November 2020, ALL registrations must be

Services

Prayer Room & Facilities

Prayer rooms are opened but with strict adherence to govt policy on social distancing.

Calendar

Semester one

Important Dates Dates
Orientation Week  17 Feb – 21 Feb 2020
UQU Club & Society Day 19 Feb 2020
Semester 1 Class commences 24 Feb 2020
Market Day 26 Feb 2020
Semester 1 mid semester break 9 April 2020
Likelihood of Ramadan begins 25 April 2020
Likelihood of Eid Fitr 25 May 2020
Semester 1 Class ends 30 May 2020
Final Examination period 6 June to 20 June 2020