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Congratulations to Asgar Halim Rajput on passing his PhD viva

MIHE’s PhD student Asgar Halim Rajput (second from the right) was examined on Wednesday 17 May 2017, and we congratulate him on successfully passing his PhD. The title of his thesis was: “A Neoteric Investigation of Muslim Chaplains in Higher Education in England”.

Newman University Vice-Chancellor Prof Scott Davidson Visits Markfield Institute

The Markfield Institute of Higher Education was greatly honoured on Thursday 11th May to host Professor Scott Davidson (fourth from the left), who began his tenure as Vice-Chancellor of Newman University a few months ago, in February 2017.

Congratulations to Mohammad Arif Al Makkawi on passing his PhD viva

MIHE’s PhD student Mohammad Arif Al Makkawi (third from the right) was examined on Wednesday 26th April 2017, and we congratulate him on successfully passing his PhD.

MuslimMatters.org publishes article on Dr Shuruq Naguib Lecture at Markfield

The website MuslimMatters.org has published an article discussing Dr Shuruq Naguib's presentation on "Bint al-Shati’ on the Qur’an and Science". The presentation was delivered at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education in early April 2017.

Overcoming your own demons: Essential for reconciliation

Dr Ataullah Siddiqui (Head of Islamic Studies Department at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education) was interviewed by the national newspaper (Daily Mirror)  in Colombo, Sri Lanka,  on Thursday, 13th April 2017. This interview was published on the 17th April 2017.

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Studying the MEd course has been a life-changing experience for me. It has transformed the way I think about how I educate Islamically.
Aniqa Rashid MEd graduate

This course has helped me to appreciate the synergy and differences between Islamic and conventional finance.
Morshed Alam MA IBFM student

The Markfield Institute is great for the way it challenges me to perceive beyond my comfort zone.


Sameeha Rafiq BA Islamic Studies student