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Post Category: Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Below is a list of all posts in the category Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.

Cert HE provides foundation for success

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Five students who began their studies at Leeds on our Certificate of Higher Education in Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (Cert HE) graduated in July with stunning success. Samiya Zeb, who was one of our first cohort of students in 2012, stole the show by achieving a first class degree in which was greatly deserved due to the amazing amount of hard work put in and dedication shown by her over the last five years. Samiya joined us at a time where there was no provision for our students to Study Abroad as part of their progression...

Categories: Achievements, Arabic, Blogging, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Widening Participation

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Onwards and upwards

Wednesday, 05 April 2017

My name is Muhammad Saleem (above far left) and I am 46 years old. I am married, have three children and I am self-employed. I came from Pakistan, English is not my first language and without formal qualifications in UK it seemed impossible to fulfil my dream of studying at university. However, the part-time Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) in Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies offered by the Lifelong Learning Centre was ideal for me in that I only had to attend the University for one day each week. The flexibility of the course suited me very well;...

Categories: Achievements, Arabic, Blogging, Mature Students, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Part-Time Students, Student Experience, Student Parents, Student Voices, Widening Participation

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Looking back, looking forward…

Thursday, 08 October 2015

2014/15 was another successful year for our Certificate of Higher Education in Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, with 14 students completing their studies and graduating from the LLC. These students will be able to draw on new skills, display greater confidence and bring new perspectives to whichever path they choose to follow, and we wish them all the best for the future. A number of our graduates have joined level two of the BA Islamic Studies degree taught by University colleagues in the Department of Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. They follow in the footsteps...

Categories: Achievements, Arabic, Graduation, Learning and Teaching, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Part-Time Students, Student Experience

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