Partially-sighted Bradford teenager wins prestigious award

Asian Image: AWARD: Usman Zahd receives his award from Paralympian Lee Brunton and Lesley Inganni, of Action for Blind People

8:32am Thursday 16th October 2014

A PARTIALLY-sighted Bradford teenager has received a prestigious national award from a charity for blind people.

Indian students put off studying in the UK

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3:00am Friday 10th October 2014

The UK is facing an "uphill struggle" to convince Indian students that they are welcome to come and study here, Vince Cable has warned.

BBC launches senior leadership schemes

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Two new leadership schemes to encourage better on and off-screen representation of the Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities in broadcasting are launched by the BBC today.

Student designer showcases designs inspired by burials

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5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

The rituals of burial have inspired an up-and-coming designer to create a sophisticated range of womenswear with a twist that hit the runway at the end of London Fashion Week.

First-time students warned during Freshers Week

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9:48am Thursday 25th September 2014

First-time students have been warned not to let peer pressure mar their fledgling university experiences, as a new intake of learners arrives for the customary Freshers' Week celebrations.

Tina Daheley to host India Unplugged

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5:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Broadcaster Tina Daheley is to front a new television series celebrating young film-makers in India.

Sisters donate gift boxes to women's refuge

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3:47pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Four sisters donated more than 80 gift boxes to women in refuge to celebrate Eid.

Foreign students 'not seen as immigrants'

12:55pm Monday 25th August 2014

The British public does not see international students as immigrants and are opposed to attempts to reduce their number in a bid to lower net immigration, according to a new study.

Missed A-Level grades 'not the end'

8:42am Thursday 14th August 2014

For many students, A-level results day will be a time of celebration and relief - but for others it will bring dismay at missing out on the grades they needed for a much-wanted degree or training course.

Haris, 9 swimming equivalent of English channel to raise funds for Gaza

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11:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A nine-year-old is hoping to raise £20,000 for Gaza by swimming the distance of the English Channel.

Call to be part of University research in to British Asians

5:24pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Members of the Asian community are being invited to share their stories to help influence new ways of building links between ethnic minority groups.

Amy Willerton is new face of the Exam Results Helpline

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1:48pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Amy Willerton is backing the Exam Results Helpline (ERH) to encourage young people to make the right career choices.

Harbans Singh Sagoo awarded honorary degree

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4:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The chairman of the Leeds Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha (GNNSJ) Harbans Singh Sagoo, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Leeds Metropolitan University.   Harbans has played a major part in supporting Sikhs in South Leeds to be a part of mainstream society.

Laptop prize for pupil's perfect attendance

Asian Image: AWARD: Alisha Sharif with her new laptop

4:38pm Sunday 20th July 2014

MOST of us struggle to make it through a year without having any sick days - but one Bradford schoolgirl has made it through her whole school life without a single day off.

East Lancs student helps others on way to first class degree

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1:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A STUDENT who has been honoured for hundreds of hours of volunteer work is hoping to help autism sufferers.

Vijay Sharma receives honorary degree

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10:18am Friday 18th July 2014

A leading pioneer within the Media industry has been presented with an honorary degree from the University of Leicester.

Tauheedul charity donates £13,500 to Book Aid International

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3:24pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A charity has raised £13,500 to inspire and empower young readers in the developing world.

Why your accent might affect your job prospects

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1:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

People with regional accents should be protected from "accentism" alongside the fight against racism, ageism and sexism because it makes them feel "fake" when they "posh up" while talking, it has been claimed.

Sharia law compliant alternative to student loan may be available by 2016

12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A Sharia law compliant alternative to the conventional student loan could be available from 2016, the universities minister announced today.

BBC unveils Diversity Committee

Asian Image: Tony Hall, BBC Director General, with members of Creative Access on the set of EastEnders, after the BBC announced a series of proposals to make "a tangible difference" in the number of people it employs from ethnic minority backgrounds.

2:21pm Friday 20th June 2014

The BBC has announced a series of proposals to make "a tangible difference" in the number of people it employs from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Indian Deputy High Commissioner visits UCLan

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4:23pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

A senior Indian diplomat has congratulated the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) on the recently launched Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB BS) course.

Pupils send stationery bags to orphans in Somalia

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11:19am Thursday 17th April 2014

Pupils from Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School and Sixth Form College, have dispatched 350 stationery bags to orphans in Somalia through the Mo Farah Foundation.

Exams should take into account impact of Ramadan

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9:24am Thursday 17th April 2014

Teachers are calling for the summer GCSE and A-level exams timetable to take into account the impact of Ramadan on Muslim students.

Tauheedul Islam Girls school receives third Outstanding Ofsted inspection

1:52pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A high school has received its third Outstanding Ofsted inspection in a row.

Twitter redesigning profile pages

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12:40pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Twitter is redesigning its profile pages to include bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook, as the social media site looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users.

Chef reaches finals of national competition

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9:42am Monday 31st March 2014

A chef won a place in the final stages of a nationwide competition to encourage young chefs in the UK to learn about South African cooking.

Young counsellor nominated for London award

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8:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

A former bully who now helps counsel those being picked on at school has been nominated for a London-wide award.

School pupils lay wreath at First World War Battlefields

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7:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Students visited the First World War Belgium Battlefields.

Adil Ray to host public talk at University

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11:51am Monday 24th March 2014

Adil Ray will be headlining the next in the series of Birmingham City University’s ‘City Talks’.

Muslim schoolgirls get a taste of food business in visit to Subway store

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11:24am Monday 24th March 2014

A group of schoolgirls were given a taste of what life is like in the food business when Subway at Crompton Place shopping centre became a temporary classroom.

Bonafide help raise funds at school gig

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9:50am Friday 14th March 2014

Bonafide wowed students with a special visit to their school.

£3,000 raised by Tauheedul Boys School pupils for charity

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9:53am Thursday 13th March 2014

Pupils from Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School raised a remarkable £3,000 for poor children in the UK.

University of Bradford student wins film-maker of the month title

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8:00am Monday 10th March 2014

A film shot in Lister Park has scooped a young film-maker the title of Big Screen Bradford Film-maker of the Month.

Malala Yousafzai speaks at Wembley Arena

Asian Image: Malala Yousafzai gives a speech at the inaugural WE Day UK at Wembley Arena in London.

2:17pm Friday 7th March 2014

Malala Yousafzai joined Prince Harry and 12,000 students and teachers from more than 400 schools at We Day, held at Wembley Arena.

Supreme Dream Events hold talk at school

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3:17pm Monday 3rd March 2014

Representatives from a leading events company visited a North West school to share their experiences about event management.

Mature student nominated for award

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3:20pm Friday 14th February 2014

A mature student who was inspired to learn something new after being made redundant has been nominated for an award.

Tauheedul Relief Trust links-up with Mo Farah Foundation

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9:00am Friday 14th February 2014

The Tauheedul Relief Trust and Mo Farah Foundation are working together to inspire and empower young people in Somalia.

Foreign students feel unwelcome in UK

Asian Image: Figures reveal a postcode lottery for Sussex pupils heading to university

4:00pm Monday 10th February 2014

Half of international students do not feel welcome in the UK, a poll has found.

British boarding schools offer scholarships to Indian students

9:12am Thursday 6th February 2014

A federation of British Boarding Schools has put up 7 Crore Rupees in scholarships to attract pupils from India to complete their secondary schooling here in Britain.

A Tree-mendous Effort by Local Youth Group

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8:49am Tuesday 17th December 2013

A local youth charity has teamed up with the Woodland Trust to plant thousands of trees.

Teenage girls weight fears

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9:27am Tuesday 17th December 2013

One in 10 teenage girls have "extreme levels of fear" about gaining weight, a study suggests.

Schoolgirl wins through to public speaking competition final

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2:40pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

Alina Khan encouraged people to lead rather than follow.

Computer games damaging children

11:59am Friday 6th December 2013

Children who are left by their parents in front of the television or computer games often lack the basic life skill of being able to communicate properly, a former chief inspector of prisons warned today.

Not enough black students at Cambridge and Oxford

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9:19am Tuesday 3rd December 2013

There are not enough poor or black students at the UK's two top universities, Mr Jackson has told students.

'The Pakistani novel today'

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9:48am Thursday 21st November 2013

The Royal Society of Literature is to host a special talk entitled 'The Pakistani Novel Today'.

Subhash Chandra bestowed Honorary Doctorate

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1:56pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

The chairman of ZEE TV as been bestowed an Honorary Doctorate from the University of East London.

17-year-old student's Xplode magazine celebrates second anniversary

Asian Image: The Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Colin Shaw, reads the latest edition with Saaed Atcha

9:35am Wednesday 20th November 2013

A STUDENT is hoping to see his teen magazine will “Xplode” and gain even more readers after celebrating the publication’s second anniversary.

Mystery of 'possessed' rotating statue is solved

Asian Image: Mystery of 'possessed' rotating statue is solved

12:10am Wednesday 20th November 2013

The mystery of a "possessed" rotating statue that had experts in a spin due to its unexplained movement during the night has been solved following a scientific investigation.

East Lancashire NUT boss calls for free schools debate

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10:00pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

A UNION leader has said financial irregularities in national free schools should open up a national debate.

Best student cities in the world

6:00pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

London has narrowly missed out on being named the best student city in the world.


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