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Fashion & Beauty
Hijab is the Hottest New Trend on the Catwalk
Hijab is the Hottest New Trend on the Catwalk

Anniesa Hasibuan included hijab clad models in her entire collection at New York Fashion Week, making history and delighting crowds all over the world.

Faith
NYFW2016 and Generation M
Generation M: The Powerful Muslims You Didn’t See Coming

Everyone’s starting to go nuts about Generation M. But who are these mysterious one-initialled creatures?

Islamic History
First university by Fatima al-Fihri
Heading to Uni? Guess Who You Have to Thank for It!

With Freshers descending on campuses all over the country we can feel the excitement. But have you ever wondered how the first university came about?

Education
Freshers Week in UK Universities
Freshers! 5 Ways to Have the Time of Your Life at …

Traditionally, Freshers Week at universities in the UK are very drink-heavy, which doesn’t always work. So we wanted to put a few tips together to help.

Faith
What Makes Eid Al-Adha the Greater Eid
What Makes Eid Al-Adha the Greater Eid

You may be preparing your sweet delightful kunafahs and picking out your glam bangles and fancy Eid dress ahead of …

Islamic History
hajj pilgrims 1910
History of the Pilgrimage to Mecca in 8 Pictures

Mecca is the city where Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) was born and where he first received revelation. See these 8 historic photos.

Faith
We’ll Help You Figure Out Hajj
We’ll Help You Figure Out Hajj

With Hajj 2016 season upon us, we’re all thinking of the fifth pillar of Islam and our obligation to fulfil it in our lifetime. Questions and answers here.

Faith
Hijabies - Hijabs
5 Ridiculous Things Muslim Women Get Asked

Hijabs are commonly used to describe a headscarf, niqabs refer to the face veil, and burkas are a little open to interpretation.

Sport
Muslim Women Making Their Mark In These 5 Sports
Muslim Women Making Their Mark In These 5 Sports

Muslim women from around the world are entering the sports arena more than ever before and rising swiftly to the top.

Sport
Team GB’s British Muslim Athletes Did Us Proud
Team GB’s British Muslim Athletes Did Us Proud

Our British Muslim athletes were certainly on fire this month at the Rio Olympics, bringing home a hoard of medals …

Education
sunshine and exam results
Summer Means Sunshine… and Exam Results

The sun has been shining, but the future is looming with exam results on their way.

Sport
Future Olympians: Introducing the Young Muslim Athletes Beyond
Future Olympians: Introducing the Young Muslim Athletes Beyond

We’re all fully riled up about the Olympics. Ummahsonic will be taking you a little further, allowing you to dive a little deeper, with Future Olympians, a mini-series exploring …

Fashion & Beauty
Muslims Rocking in Rio
Muslims Rocking in Rio

With the Rio Olympics, well underway, we can’t help but notice all the Muslim athletes doing us proud, breaking …

4 Ways to Work on Your Spiritual Side This Summer
4 Ways to Work on Your Spiritual Side This Summer

Throughout the year, our lives are taken over by school, work and everyday responsibilities. There never seems to be enough …

How to Have Fun This Summer – Without Spending Serious Dosh
How to Have Fun This Summer – Without Spending Serious Dosh

It’s official, school’s out for summer! But what are you going to do? You could stay in bed …

Pokemon Go
Stumbling Upon Mosques and Other Places with Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go has gripped the nation. People are spending their leisure time walking miles to catch Pokemon, which have been spotted in churches and mosques!

What These Refugees Did In Their New Countries Will Surprise You
What These Refugees Did In Their New Countries Will Surprise You

Syrian, Eritrean and Iraqi refugees are leaving their homes behind to find refuge and peace, many arriving in Europe in hope of a brighter future.

3 Funky fashion prints and their origins
3 Funky fashion prints and their origins

Prints on the clothes we wear come in all fashion prints, shapes and colours. Who doesn’t own at least one item of clothing that isn’t animal printed?