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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.

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Ramadan Announcement 2020/1441H

April 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Assalaamu ‘alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakaatuh Dear Students and Staff, The moon was not sighted in Australia tonight. Therefore, the first fast of Ramadaan will be on Saturday 25th April, as announced by CIQ, Sh Shabbir of

Ramadaan 1441/2020 during COVID19 period

April 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Dear Students and Staff, Assalaamu 'alaykum warahmatullaahi wabarakaatuh, We pray this message reaches you in the best of Imaan, health and safety. عَنْ صُهَيْبٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ عَجَبًا

Australia Is On Her Way to Eliminate Coronavirus

April 17th, 2020|0 Comments

Australia is on its course to eliminate the Coronavirus. Read more here https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/australia-on-course-to-eliminate-covid-19-modelling-shows-20200416-p54kjh.html   From Muslim Chaplain Team

Latest Update: Uni Prayer Room Closed

March 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Assalamualaikum Brothers and Sisters, Yesterday, the Government made an announcement with further restrictions to stop the exponential spread of the Coronavirus pandemic that we are facing presently. The PM announced that the Government, in consultation

No Friday Prayer at UQ This Week

March 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Assalaamu alaykum, Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic, the measures being taken by the Federal Government, the PM & the University to tackle that, we are not able to do the Friday Prayer this week


Prayer Room & Facilities

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


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