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Community Cohesion

Jamia is committed to promoting excellence in teaching, research and training. It offers post-graduate students the advantage of a friendly and attentive environment with opportunities to address issues by exercising critical judgment and self-discipline.

Jamia also aims at developing the local community through training, vocational education and pioneering new courses. The Institute has a positive approach to dialogue between faiths and cultures and has been recognised for its interfaith endeavours. At Jamia, students have a unique opportunity to learn about the challenges faced by the Muslim community in particular and humanity in general. It is an exciting time and Jamia is an exciting place to be in.

Below are some of the projects Jamiah students have taken part in.

Cumbria Floods – Relief work

Jamiah students donated essential supplies to the victims of flood Desmond in Cumbria. A group of post 16 students then visited the affected areas to distribute and assist with the clean up operation. Efforts of our pupils were recognised by the Media click here

East Lancashire Hospitals – Putting a smile on the sick

Jamiah students kindly contributed gifts to the children’s unit at Blackburn Hospital.

Thank you for your kind donations to the children’s unit we are extremly grateful. This will be apreciated very much by children and families admitted to the ward.

From all staff on the Children’s Ward

Sweat Equity – Building home project with Habitat for Humanity

Jamiah students with Habitat for Humanity took part in a scheme that helps people on to the property ladder. A full day of hard work in Liverpool was a very exciting project for many of our students. Jamiah is very keen working with this charity as their aim is to bring diverse groups together to create a genuinely sustainable community.

Fundraising event – East Lancashire Hospice roof appeal

IMG00364-20111024-1043We were delighted to receive your donation of £500 for our roof Appeal from a fundraising activity you held. Your generosity is appreciated not only by our staff and volunteers, but especially by all our patients and their loved ones.

East Lancashire Hospice

Feeding Blackburn’s Hidden Community – Salvation Army 2012, 2013,2015,2016

 Muslim puSalvation armypils roll up their sleeves.  The event went very positive with excellent feedback from centre residents who loved the meal, by working together we believe it reduces Social Isolation and improves Cohesion. Read more

The Salvation Army Blackburn (Bramwell House)


Inter faith partnership – 2012 – 2016

250px-BlackburnCathedralFrontContribution made by your students speaks volumes about your institution without which there will be a vacuum in Islamic knowledge.

We value the partnership working between your Seminary and our Cathedral, as we believe that our two organisations play a pivitol role in bridging gaps in people’s understanding about the lived faith.

The Cathedral Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blackburn

Partnership against Crime – 2010, 2011, 2012,2013,2014

lanpacWe would be unable to carry out any of this important work without the support of organisations such as yours.

Ian Groundwater, Partnership Manager Lancashire Constabulary

Cardiff University Visit

It was wonderful to see all the good work you folks are doing and the exciting plans you have for the future.

Mark Bryant, Development Officer, Cardiff University

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