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Students Celebrate Summer School Success

July 9, 2018

The 2018 Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education Summer School Concluding Ceremony for the 72 students taking part was held today …

New Justice Secretary Visits Al-Maktoum College

July 2, 2018

The newly-appointed Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Humza Yousaf, visited Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education today (Monday, July 2).

From a galaxy far, far away!

June 22, 2018

We don’t reckon Oscars or BAFTAS will be coming our way any time soon. But Al-Maktoum College can now reveal …

Biggest Overseas Student Group Attends Al-Maktoum College Summer School

June 20, 2018

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education has welcomed its biggest ever group of overseas female students – 74 in total – …

World Penguin Day 2018

April 26, 2018

25 April 2018 is World Penguin Day – so it gives the College to chance to talk about our very …

Open Lecture on New Digital Tools to Help Study the Qur’an

April 12, 2018

Contemporary digital tools and how they are transforming Qur’anic studies will be the focus of this month’s Open Lecture at …

Intensive Arabic Language Courses This Summer

April 3, 2018

Al-Maktoum College is again offering two intensive courses in Arabic language for beginners, starting in July.

Poetic Legacy Under Open Lecture Spotlight

The work of a seventh-century poetess and her writing legacy will be the focus of this month’s Open Lecture at …

Overseas Students Complete Landmark College Programme

February 26, 2018

The Concluding Ceremony for the 25th educational programme for overseas female students was held at Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher …

Leading Muslim Commentator to Deliver Al-Maktoum College Open Lecture

February 12, 2018

One of Scotland’s leading Muslim commentators will deliver the latest Open Lecture at Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education this …

Scots Cabinet Secretary Meets ATP Students

February 9, 2018

Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, visited Al-Maktoum College (Friday, February 9) to meet the 53 students currently …

Al-Maktoum College Reaches 25th Overseas Education Programme Landmark

February 5, 2018

The 25th educational programme for overseas female students is now under way at Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education.

Religious Communities and their Role in Syria

January 29, 2018

The latest Open Lecture at Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education will focus on the continuing suffering in Syria and …

Al-Maktoum Community Fund – Apply Now for 2018

January 24, 2018

The deadline for applications to the Fund is 12pm on Monday 29 January 2018.

Building Bridges Symposium

November 22, 2017

The second Building Bridges Symposium at Al-Maktoum College proved to be a success with around 50 delegates at the two-day …

Pope Biographer to Open Al-Maktoum College Building Bridges Symposium

October 20, 2017

The Pope’s biographer, Professor Mario Aguilar, of the University of St Andrews, will be the opening speaker at the second …

Second College Symposium

October 16, 2017

One of the unswerving commitments we have at Al-Maktoum College is to generate discussion as well as engage in healthy …

Eighth College Open Lecture Series

October 12, 2017

The Al-Maktoum College has eight speakers lined up for its eighth Open Lecture series that begins this month (October 2017).

Al-Maktoum College Summer School Concluding Ceremony

August 8, 2017

The Concluding Ceremony of the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education’s Summer School 2017 programme was held this week (Monday, August …

Summer Students Enjoy Civic Welcome

July 17, 2017

The 61 female students taking part in the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education’s Summer School programme enjoyed a civic welcome …

Al-Maktoum College Programmes for Overseas Students in Demand

July 12, 2017

The appeal of the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education’s Summer School programme – like the Academic Training Programme during the …

The Importance of Open Lectures

May 12, 2017

The latest Open Lecture series at Al-Maktoum College has ended – and I am pleased to say the programme has …

Intensive Summer Arabic Language Courses

April 10, 2017

On 3 July and 14 August 2017, Al-Maktoum College is offering two new intensive courses in Arabic language this summer …

Open Lecture on Role of Islam and the Environment

March 24, 2017

How Islam can play a role in conserving the environment for future generations will be the focus of this month’s …

Academic Training Programme 2017 Concluding Ceremony

February 28, 2017

The Concluding Ceremony for the 2017 Academic Training Programme at Al-Maktoum College took place on Friday, February 24, 2017.

Open Lecture on Female Muslim Leadership and Authority in Europe

February 14, 2017

The changing roles in leadership and authority of Muslim women in both Europe and the Middle East will be examined …

Lord Provost Praises Al-Maktoum College Overseas Female Students Programmes

February 6, 2017

The number of overseas female students to undertake educational programmes at Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education has risen to …

Al-Maktoum College Community Fund Record Donations

January 26, 2017

The Al-Maktoum College Community Fund paid out more than £45,000 in donations last year – the highest amount in a …

College Principal Praises Dundee School Pupils

December 13, 2016

Dr Hossein Godazgar, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education, has praised pupils in the city …

Favourable Feedback on College Symposium

December 9, 2016

Delegates to the first major symposium organised by the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education – Building Bridges – have rated …

Al-Maktoum College Presents Schools Enterprise Challenge Trophy

November 25, 2016

Al-Maktoum College was pleased to be involved in this year’s George Donald Fund Secondary Schools’ Enterprise Challenge in Dundee and …

Building Bridges Symposium Success

November 22, 2016

The Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education three-day “Building Bridges” symposium has been rated a great success.

Excellent Start to Building Bridges Symposium

November 18, 2016

More than 60 delegates attended the opening session of Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education’s special three-day symposium titled, “Building Bridges,” …

Building Bridges at Al-Maktoum College Symposium

October 18, 2016

Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education has finalised its programme for the special three-day symposium it’s hosting this month titled, …

Open Lecture – Recent Studies of the Qur’an

October 17, 2016

Professor Oliver Leaman from the University of Kentucky will deliver the second Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education Open Lecture in …

Al-Maktoum College Summer School Students’ Fond Farewell to Dundee

August 8, 2016

A 63-strong group of female students from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Qatar and Malaysia bid a fond farewell to …

Dundee City East MSP Meets Summer School Students

August 5, 2016

The Al-Maktoum College was pleased to welcome Shona Robison, MSP for Dundee City East, to its campus this week (Tuesday, …

Speakers Announced for New Open Lecture Series

July 25, 2016

The Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education has seven speakers lined up for its 2016/2017 Open Lecture series.

Dundee Lord Provost Welcomes Al-Maktoum College Summer School Students

July 18, 2016

A 63-strong group of female students from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Qatar and Malaysia has arrived in Dundee for …

Summer Events at Al-Maktoum College

June 27, 2016

We have a busy summer ahead of us at Al-Maktoum College. Firstly, our Arabic Summer School begins on Monday, July …

College Hits Oor Wullie Sculpture Trail

June 14, 2016

All of us at the College are pleased to be part of a campaign that will leave a lasting legacy …

Al-Maktoum College Lecture to Examine Orient and Occident

April 12, 2016

A specialist in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies will deliver the sixth Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education Open Lecture in …

Lecture Looks at Islamic Economics and Finance

March 10, 2016

The main principles of Islamic Finance are the focus for the fifth Open Lecture in the current programme at Al-Maktoum …

Academic Training Programme 2016 Concludes

March 2, 2016

The 2016 Academic Training Programme at Al-Maktoum College for the 55 female students from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and …

Dundee Lord Provost Welcomes Academic Training Programme Students

February 8, 2016

A 55-strong group of female students from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Malaysia is in Dundee for the Al-Maktoum …

Europe Needs Fresh Look at the Role of Muslims

November 13, 2015

An Open Lecture at Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education on Tuesday, November 17 will focus on Muslims and Europe, …

OBE For College Council Member

October 3, 2015

Her Majesty The Queen has presented one of the Al-Maktoum College Council members with an OBE. Sandra Burke, former Dundee …

Students Complete College Summer Programme

August 14, 2015

Sixty female students from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Malaysia have completed the 2015 Summer School at Al-Maktoum College …

College Summer School Students Arrive

July 29, 2015

Picture shows Al-Maktoum College Principal and Vice Chancellor, Dr Hossein Godazgar with Dundee Lord Provost Bob Duncan and visiting Summer …

School Pupils Discuss Islamic Issues at Special Conference

June 24, 2015

Senior pupils from six Dundee schools have attended a one-day conference at the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education to discuss …

College Council Member on Dundee Fairness Commission

May 22, 2015

A member of the College Council at Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education has been appointed to sit on the recently …

Al-Maktoum College Funding for Dundee Schools’ Programme

May 20, 2015

The Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education community fund has donated £5,000 to Dundee schools involved in the Anne Frank Trust …

New Muslim Community is College Lecture Topic

May 10, 2015

The latest Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education Open Lecture this week (Thursday, March 12 at the College Campus) focuses on …

Open Lecture to Focus on Finance and Religious Links

May 4, 2015

The current Open Lecture series at Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education continues this month – Thursday, May 14 at …

An Islamic Political System’s Place in the Modern World

April 1, 2015

The latest Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education Open Lecture in Dundee will focus on Islamic constitutionalism and whether it is …

Community Fund Boost for Morgan Rugby

March 9, 2015

The Shaikh Hamdan Community Sponsorship Fund has given Dundee’s Morgan Rugby Club a major boost. The Fund has donated almost …