The time we spend at college or university as Muslim students is arguably the best time for self-development, growth, networking, and fine-tuning our team working and leadership skills.
In this episode, Rameez Mahmood – former president of SUMSA (Strathclyde University Muslim Students Association) – shares his experience of being part of his University Islamic Society and how greatly this experience benefited through opportunities to reach his full potential both academically and spiritually.
He also shares the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone and finding where you can apply your unique skillsets for the sake of Allah SWT.
In this episode, you will learn:
- When and why Rameez chose to join SUMSA
- The insecurities Rameez felt when first joining the Islamic society
- How being thrown into the “deep end” actually worked out for the best
- How Rameez’s experience as president supported him in his career
- Important tips for Muslim students currently studying at University
- How to maximise your potential as a Muslim student and benefit the Ummah
- Tips for remaining spiritually steadfast during your studies