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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School Overview

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Students

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Institutions

1984

Year of Establishment

Islamia News

With the help of our students’ and staff donations, we filled a truck with bottles of water that will be donated to families in the Karoo with Gift of the Givers. What may be a simple act for us plays a major role for the families who are in need of the Earth’s most precious resource. We once again thank everyone involved who helped to make this Water Day a possibility and we look forward Read More
The Metro Central Education District (MCED) has awarded Islamia College with the Top School award for Life Orientation for circuit 9 in the 2019 National Senior Certificate Exams. Well done to our matric class of 2018 for putting in the hard work and continuing to bring pride to our school even after they’ve left. Read More
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