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Train the Trainers Learn Quran and Qa’idah Nuraniyyah Course for Women

By |June 17th, 2021|Categories: Activities|

Calling all interested women who are keen on being upskilled in Quran Reading and Recitation with the goal of teaching others. Our customised course will be taught by a recognised Quran Hāfidhah and Qa’idah Nuraniyyah Instructor from Auckland, New Zealand – Ustadha Umm Muhammad.

She will be conducting the course spanning 2 modules (both modules are required with FULL attendance)

This Quran and Qa’idah Nuraniyyah Train the Trainers Course is suitable for ALL LEVELS, from beginner to advanced. This is due to the nature and objective of the course to fully equip participants to read and teach the Quran based on tested methods. A minimum age of 16 years of age is required, and you must be willing to be trained to teach the Quran.

If you have any questions regarding the course or your suitability, please contact us via WhatsApp by clicking here.


Date: Monday 12 July 2021 to Friday 16 July 2021 (5 DAYS)

Time: 6pm to 8pm (Sydney, Australia time)

Duration: 10 hours of online instruction in Qa’idah Nuraniyyah broken down as follows:

  • 2 hours of lectures daily on Zoom with slides/electronic workbook

  • Q&A during sessions

  • Individual practice for students […]

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QUL College

By |October 8th, 2020|Categories: Activities, Qul College|

For most of our QUL College programs, including Arabic Immersion, Islamic Sciences, and other Adult/Women’s classes you can now enrol at the new page by clicking here.




Last Updated: Thursday 8 October, 2020

Finding a nurturing environment for your child to develop in their Islamic knowledge, manners and character is no doubt the desire of every Muslim parent. In creating the ‘Ultimate Islamic Learning Experience, QUL College is open for enrolment.

The ages we have openings for on Saturdays are boys and girls, aged 5 to 17.

Depending on your child’s age, level and day of attendance, students are currently covering:

? Reflecting on the Quran: Tafsir Juz’ Amma, Tafsir Surat al-Waqi’ah

? Worshipping Allah: Fiqh of the 5 Pillars of Islam, Fiqh of Transactions and Trade (al-mu’amalat)

Behaving Well: Beginning of Guidance by Imam al-Ghazali, Adab Suluk al-Murid by Imam al-Haddad

? Living the Prophetic Biography: al-Shama’il al-Muhammadiyyah (the Beautiful Qualities of the Prophet Muhammad) based on a book by Imam al-Nabhani, Stories from the Life of our Prophet Muhammad (for students aged […]

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Arabic Immersion Course for Children and Women

By |October 8th, 2020|Categories: Courses, Qul College|

After a successful pilot program for our Arabic Immersion Course last term, we are now taking enrolments for Term 4, 2020. Children were immersed in an Arabic environment of colours, shapes and games and had a total blast of fun. If you’re interested for your child, reach out to us ASAP!

We also have a NEW session for women/mothers who want to enrol in the Arabic Immersion Course, taught by females. This session occurs on Wednesdays 10am to 11am – indicate your interest in the below form.

  • Give your child a head start with our Arabic Immersion Course.
  • Especially designed for your child’s beginner Arabic needs by QUL College, we aim to have most of our instruction delivered in the Arabic language.
  • Immerse your child in an Arabic environment on a weekly basis (one or two sessions per week).
  • We integrate Quran, Dua and Dhikr into our Arabic Immersion Program so your child develops a more versatile grasp of the Arabic language.
  • As our initial intake this term is geared towards homeschoolers since it’s on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, we are more than happy to still take your expression of interest for alternate times (after school) for our next […]
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The Advice – al-Wasiyyah – Poem by Imam Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad taught by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo

By |June 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

My first dowrah (40 day intensive course) in Dar al-Mustafa back in 2005. I would sleep inside the room that would eventually be the same room I would study the Shafi’i fiqh manual Minhaj al-Talibeen of Imam al-Nawawi many years later.

It would be the same room which seemed to have been infested with bed bugs (aka baqq!) which not only would suck your blood, but also not allow you to sleep.

Each morning I would wake up and search for the culprit ‘baqq’ but couldn’t find where they were coming from.

It wasn’t until 40 days later, when I had to roll up my sleeping bag, that I found armies of ‘baqq’ warmly nested in the seams of the sleeping bag and inside the pillow case. I don’t think I had scratched so much and so hard before in my life.

REGISTER HERE for The Advice by Imam Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad, taught by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo

The voice of the dedicated students and teachers who would walk around an hour before fajr waking us students up, with a loud and long ‘laaaaaaaaaa ilaaaaha illallaaaaaaaah….” and for those of us that wouldn’t wake up […]

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