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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Islamia News

“The Future Khateeb” Public Speaking Competition

The final round of “The Future Khateeb” public speaking competition took place at the Town Centre Mosque in Mitchells Plain where three of our learners participated and excelled in their various categories. Contestants had to choose to speak about respect, the Prophet’s (SAW) kindness or the importance of time in Ramadaan. Students were judged on their presentation, eloquence, content, and dress. Well done to the following students who made us proud: Category A (age 7 Read More

WCED District Public Speaking Competition

Two Islamia College learners, Ekran Noor (Grade 11) and Uzair Noordien (Grade 12) have participated in the WCED District Public Speaking Competition on Saturday, 11 May 2019. Both learners proudly represented Islamia College and participated in the mother tongue category of the competition. There were 17 participants from various schools across the district who represented their respective schools in either the non-mother tongue or mother tongue category of the public speaking competition which was held Read More

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