Who we are

Islamia’s vision is to produce well balanced, enlightened, empowered, independent-thinking, conscientious human beings, subscribing to Divine guidance and emulating the ideals of prophetic examples who play a constructive role as compassionate, informed individuals in society.

Islamia College was founded in 1984, and was located in Rylands Estate, Cape Town, South Africa as the Habibia Girls College. It was founded under the leadership of the community based board of directors. The College started with 2 grades and 47 students in the storeroom of Habibia Masjid. The institute is now based at Lansdowne Road, Rondebosch East and has grown to a campus with five components.


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Year of Establishment

Islamia News

Matric Dinner 2019

The day our senior students look forward to all year finally arrived and the annual matric dinner was Middle Eastern theme this year which competed with the stunning looks our students pulled off. It’s always an important thing to celebrate our learners and highlight their hard work throughout the year. Whether the students started with us in Primary School or joined later on in High School, their time at Islamia College has left lasting memories Read More

Annual Support Staff Lunch

The end of the year marks the final exams season, award ceremonies, class parties and anxiously waiting for the final school report. But the smooth running of our school, its maintenance and security cannot be highlighted without making a special mention to our support staff. The upkeep of our buildings and small tasks between schools are of utmost importance to our institution and for a stellar job throughout the year, our support staff deserves a Read More

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