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ISOC raise thousands for charity

The UEA Islamic Society (ISOC) raised more than £2,350 for the ‘Islamic Relief’ charity during the course of the society’s charity week. A variety of events were held around campus in late October to raise money to supply education, healthcare, infrastructure, and security to multiple regions and thousands of citizens worldwide. This includes putting resources…

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VC apologises to ISoc for “inexcusable failure”

Following the decision to temporarily close the Islamic Prayer Facility without informing UEA Islamic Society (ISoc), Vice-Chancellor David Richardson has issued an apology for the “distress that the events of last week undoubtedly caused Muslim students at UEA.” He said: “As a result of the positive development of the UEA Faith Policy in 2015, we…

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Muslim students “awaiting apology” from VC

Muslim students have said they would like a formal apology from Vice Chancellor David Richardson following UEA’s decision to close the Islamic Prayer Facility until September. On Thursday Concrete broke the news that UEA planned to close the prayer spaces by Lecture Theatre 2 in order to build a connection to the Library. The space…

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Muslim prayer space to close

UEA’s Islamic Society have said they will protest the closure of their prayer space after being told their facilities will close on Sunday 21 May. It is understood that the daily Islamic Prayer Facility near Lecture Theatre 2 will be closed to make a connection to the Library, with construction scheduled to start on Monday…

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