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Here you will find information on the visiting Islamic chaplain to Curtin University.

Welcome by chaplain Imam Yahya Ibrahim

Yahya Ibrahim is the visiting Islamic chaplain to Curtin University and is a registered Teacher with the West Australian College of Teachers.

Yahya is Canadian by birth & education, Egyptian through a rich ancestry, Turkish via the blessing of marriage to Songul and Australian by choice of residence and migration. Ustadh Yahya is blessed now to be living in Perth, Western Australia with his wife and three wonderful children – Shireen, Omar and Adam. He is a regular lecturer to Muslim and non-Muslim audiences there and around the world. He travels in Australasia, Africa, South East Asia, Europe and Canada to deliver lectures on Islam and Muslims to a variety of audiences.

Since his early teens, Yahya has been talking about Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims. He was blessed with numerous opportunities to meet, translate, study and teach alongside some of the Islamic worlds top scholars.

Yahya Ibrahim began memorizing the Qur’an at the age of 16 and finished 20 months later, receiving an ijazah (certification) in proficiency and an instruction to teach. He began lecturing at the age of 17 and has been involved in the Islamic community since 1993, alhamdulillah.

He is committed to spreading a message to Muslims that empowers them spiritually and helps them integrate into the broader community. He is born in the West, raised in the West and lives in the West. A message of anti-militancy, religious tolerance, and moral universality are a part of his outlook.

Phone: 0403 965 522
Email: y.ibrahim@curtin.edu.au
Website: www.muslimmatters.org/author/yahya
Social media: Facebook and Twitter

On campus services and activities

Day

Time

Description

Location

Daily

3.30 am to 7.30 am
Exact times vary throughout the year according to the position of the sun

Pre-dawn morning prayers

Building 510, Musalla, Bentley Campus
(Swipe card access only)

Daily

11.30 am to 9.30 pm
Exact times vary throughout the year according to the position of the sun

Afternoon and evening prayers

Building 510, Musalla, Bentley Campus

Friday

12.20 pm to 1.00 pm 
1.20pm to 1.50pm

Friday Prayers

Building 510, Musalla, Bentley Campus

Visit the Curtin Muslim Students Association and Curtin Indonesian Muslim Students Association (CIMSA) student groups websites.

Summary of beliefs

Use the links below to learn more about Islam.

The Musalla is available on Curtin's Bentley Campus, and is reserved for Muslim prayers and religious festivals. Click here for more information.

Relevant links