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Federation of Student Islamic Societies in the UK and Ireland (FOSIS)

Type: Faith Based Organisation

Faith Group: Islam


FOSIS Head Office,
38 Mapesbury Road,



FOSIS is a body that caters for the needs of Muslim students in further and higher education across the UK and Ireland. Established in 1962, the federation seeks to uphold the Quranic verse where Allah tells us to "hold fast to the rope of Allah, all of you together, and be not disunited" (Quran 3:103).

At the heart of their vision, they have two central aims:

1) To represent Muslim students
2) To serve students


FOSIS plays an important role on the student youth front, as it is one of the largest, if not the largest representative organisation of Muslim youth in the UK. FOSIS is affiliated to the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), the umbrella organisation for the majority of Muslim organisations in the UK.

It is estimated that within the UK and Ireland there are over 90,000 Muslim students. Over the years, the hard work of these students within the different Islamic Societies has not only advanced the religion of Allah, but has proved to be a life changing experience for many Muslims and non-Muslim alike.

FOSIS seeks to bring these students together, to share experiences and to offer help and advice where appropriate, uniting Muslim students to positively contribute to both Muslim and non-Muslim communities alike.


As well as uniting and representing Muslim students, FOSIS also strives to serve students. We do this through the various branches of FOSIS.

Contact Name: Wales chair - Mohammed Abdul-Azim Ahmed

Contact Tel: 020 8452 4493


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