Muslim students to sit exams while fasting for Ramadan

Ameena Khan Academic Coach at the University of Wolverhampton

By Amneet Kaur

Concerns have been raised that students at the University of Wolverhampton may be affected by fasting while sitting exams.

This year Ramadan – ninth month of the Islamic calendar- is going to fall at the same time Muslim students will be fasting, studying and sitting exams from May 5 to June 4.

Ameena Khan, academic coach at the university, said: “This year it’ll be very difficult for Muslim students that are observing Ramadan to get through it.”

Ameena Khan
Academic Coach at the University of Wolverhampton

A workshop will take place at the university on May 1 from 12pm to 3pm dedicated to provide training for staff and help and support for concerned students.

 

 

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