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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

PRAYER ROOM UPDATE

July 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Assalamu alaikum Brothers & Sisters Re: Update on Prayer Room at UQ Situation of Coronavirus Alhamdulillah as you know from the news the situation of recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic is very encouraging in Queensland.

JUMUAH Prayer Information Update

June 25th, 2020|0 Comments

We have been in contact with the University to discuss restarting the Friday Jumuah prayers on campus and are currently waiting for more information from the University.   We will update everyone with progress, in

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

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