By The NUS The new student finance arrangements in 2012/13 change the way that interest is charged on student loans. Previously, interest was pegged at the level of inflation (as measured by the Retail Price Index, or RPI). From September, student loans for new students will have variable interest r
We are delighted to announce the release of our brand new 8-page Halal Money guide. We hope you’ll find it useful in providing you guidelines on how to ensure your rizq and income remains blessed, and that you rid yourself of anything that might curse your wealth. From issues surrounding stude
Mehdi Hasan, The Guardian Even in polite society, fear-mongering, negative stereotyping and abuse are now out of control – as I know from bitter experience Have you ever been called an Islamist? How about a jihadist or a terrorist? Extremist, maybe? Welcome to my world. It’s pretty depressing.
Leon Moosavi, Comment is Free British Muslims often express a stronger sense of belonging than other citizens, so why are they still seen as outsiders? In Britain today there is a mismatch between how non-Muslims often perceive Muslims and how Muslims typically perceive themselves. This disconnect i
Simon Jack, BBC News A popular solution to the financial crisis has been to print more money, but is there another way of fixing our economy? Would the financial system be more stable if each pound, dollar or euro in our pocket was once again backed by gold? Brian from Manchester has lost faith in [
How much do you value higher education in the West? Is it a basic human right? Or is it a privilege? These questions have received a greater focus in recent times with the introduction of tuition fees etc at University level as well as funding cuts across the entire higher/further education field. A
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