Hijaz College

Pioneering a Greater Future

The Chief Executive

Shaykh Tauqir Ishaq

Shaykh Tauqir is an international lecturer in Islamic affairs and the Chief Executive of Hijaz College Islamic University since August 2004. Shaykh Tauqir has over 20 years experience as a River and Coastal Engineer and now acts as a private consultant.

The Shaykh aims to utilise his skills and experience to enable Hijaz College to realise its potential and make the experience of learning and living at Hijaz a memorable one for the students. His responsibilities include the daily management of Hijaz, its strategic development, future planning, the site development programme and the establishment of Hijaz College as a leading Islamic Institution insha’Allah.

His professional experience in Civil Engineering has allowed him to combine religious and scientific learning and to impart that knowledge to teachers and students alike.

The Shaykh has lectured in Holland, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Trinidad and has also produced a series of programmes for Islam Channel and Iqra radio (London) on subjects as diverse as Fiqh, Aqeedah, Sufism, Muslim Family Life, Stories of the Prophets and Islam and modern sciences.