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Testimonials

Ustadh Adam Jamal

“A lot of people talk about Imam Bukhari, they narrate from Imam Bukhari, they know his book to be the most authentic but they don’t really appreciate the effort, thought, and depth of Imam Bukhari in his Sahih. After only one day, our students and staff here at Bayyinah Institute have developed a profound appreciation […]

Read more – Ustadh Adam Jamal, Bayyinah Dream Instructor, Dallas, USA

Zakir Ahmed

“Shaykh Mohammad Akram Nadwi  is truly one of the gems of our world today. His depth of knowledge and mastery of the various sciences is beyond extraordinary. He has a unique style of teaching which I find very effective. Shaykh Akram always makes relevant connections with the contemporary period, bringing to life the tradition so […]

Read more  – Zakir Ahmed, New York City, USA

Faraz Mir

“Prior to attending, I like many Muslims was aware of the importance and centrality of Sahih al-Bukhari to Sunni Islam and the great effort Imam Bukhari put in to compile this monumental work. But beyond that I had very little knowledge about the inner workings and methodology employed by the Imam. The course was simply […]

Read more – Faraz Mir, Luton, UK

Ayan Ali

“The Introduction to Sahih Al-Bukhari was my first ever course with Sheikh Akram. Prior to this course I did not know much about the Sheikh nor of Cambridge Islamic Sciences. The experience of this was something truly unique and one I have rarely come across. I have been to a number of courses on various […]

Read more – Ayan Ali, London, UK

Ataullah Parkar

“An extremely insightful introduction to the life and Sahih of Imam Bukhari. The two days aimed to convince us how intelligent, dedicated and vigorous he was and how we are indebted to him for his works. Shaykh Nadwi invited us to dive deeper into the world of Hadith and inspired us to become dedicated students […]

Read more – Ataullah Parkar, Head Teacher, Al Aqsa School, Leicester, UK

Arfan Rahman

“The class on the methodology of Imam Bukhari was an insightful class and was testament to the scholarly aptitude of Shayk Dr.Akram Nadwi. His understanding into the science of Hadith narrators is truly profound and makes me reflect how fortunate I am to be able to have access to a scholar of his calibre. I […]

Read more – Arfan Rahman, SOAS, University of London, UK

Safiya Rawat

“I am currently pursuing a Bachelors in Fiqh and usul al Fiqh from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. I pray this class will give me an in depth introduction to all of the classical texts that we will study inshaAllah. Also, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan of Bayyinah institute, where I studied Arabic for 9 […]

Read more – Safiya Rawat, International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Putri Shahnim Khalid

“So far in the first 2 sessions, I have learnt so much about Sahih Bukhari & Muwatta’ of Imam Malik that I would never have imagined could be learnt in a short time. Sheikh Akram have packed the lessons and info so much in the sessions that are very beneficial in understanding the books. I […]

Read more – Putri Shahnim Khalid, Selangor, Malaysia

Imran Tufail

“The classes are uncovering treasures which is only known if you are willing to sacrifice time & money to learn from Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi.  You will have a very different understanding of Islamic history after observing a wealth of knowledge not found commonly in the textbooks.”

– Imran Tufail, Reading, UK

Ghazzala Hussain

“I am currently enrolled on the Arabic & Islamic Studies Diploma course which is being taught my Shaykh Muhammad Akram Nadwi. I had two reasons for signig up to this course; my newly found ‘love ‘ for the Arabic language and also because it was to be taught by one of the renowned scholars of […]

Read more – Ghazzala Hussain, London, United Kingdom

Azam Mohamed

“I truly think that this course by Shaykh Akram and Cambridge Islamic College is the best part time Arabic course available. Listening to Shaykh Akram speak and observing his etiquettes makes me think of the Sunnah, there are very few people like this, who have such a love for the ummah and the deen and […]

Read more – Azam Mohamed, Undergraduate Student, London, United Kingdom

Hala Akram

“I have studied Arabic with Shaykh Akram for many years. I find the CIC classes beneficial for revision mainly. What is great is that I go to learn Arabic but return with having also learnt important lessons related to Hadith, Tafsir and general motivating gems. Being an online student I thought I would miss out […]

Read more – Hala Akram, Oxford, United Kingdom

Muhammad Meki

“It is a great honour and privilege to be taught by a scholar of such great rank, knowledge and humility. I am finding the course immensely rewarding in so many ways. Furthermore, the organisers – Cambridge Islamic College – are extremely professional and have provided a very structured and high quality course, both with the […]

Read more – Muhammad Meki, PhD Student, Oxford, United Kingdom

Tanzila Aziz

“After only ten weeks of the Cambridge Islamic College (CIC) diploma in Arabic and Islamic studies I am able to see a real difference in my own understanding of Arabic, Arabic text has gone from being a jumble of letters to actual words and sentences, and I can even translate some! I can’t compare this […]

Read more – Tanzila Aziz, London, UK

Faria Alam

“The best part of learning Arabic Language with Shaykh Akram has been the fact that you can see in the class how not a single moment is wasted and all those three hours are productive hours of active learning, Alhamdulillah. I am able to learn actively because I can see how deeply grounded Shaykh is […]

Read more – Faria Alam, Cambridge United Kingdom

Sharmin Chowdhury

“We are only coming up to the end of the first term of Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies with the Sheikh Akram Nadwi and I can feel the difference already. Unlike when I had studied Arabic elsewhere (on and off for several years), I feel keen to memorise vocabulary and to start conversations in […]

Read more – Sharmin Chowdhury, London, United Kingdom

Syeda Madeeha Bokhari

“Alhamdulillah, learning Arabic language with Shaikh Akram Nadwi at Cambridge Islamic College has been a truly enlightening experience. The course is fast-paced, and this is exactly what I needed, alhamdulillah! The classes are always very refreshing and energizing. Shaikh’s great teaching style will inshaAllaah build the foundation of Arabic language properly for all the students […]

Read more – Syeda Madeeha Bokhari, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sarfraz Shahid

“May Allâh reward Cambridge Islamic College immensely by this magnificent course that you by tawfîq of Allâh have been able to organise. Such a tremendous opportunity to study with Shaykh Akram, and the high quality of delivery of such a course, I cannot thank Allâh enough nor can I thank the organisers enough. Your efforts […]

Read more – Sarfraz Shahid, United Kingdom

Sharjeel Aalim

“Learning Arabic with Shaykh Akram Nadwi has been a great experience so far. We are just ending our first term of the first year of this Two year Diploma and the progress in these 10 weeks has been simply outstanding Alhamdulillah! Studying Arabic under the Shaykh is not just about learning the language but we […]

Read more – Sharjeel Aalim, Dubai, UAE

Saber Ben Neticha

“I have done 4 years of Islamic Studies at an Islamic institute. I was therefore not sure how much I would benefit from the diploma “Introduction to Classical Islamic Texts”. Then I decided  to attend anyway with the intention of at least revising my Islamic studies. Also I was not sure how I could follow the course as English […]

Read more - Saber Ben Neticha, Frankfurt, Germany