Shaykh Noorud-deen Rashid | Biography

Shaykh Noorud-deen Rashid graduated from Middlesex University with a joint BA Hons Degree in Accounting and Finance with Business Economics. Additionally, he completed a PGCE at Warwick University and taught for a number of years at Luton Sixth Form College. Meanwhile, he continued his Islamic education on a part time basis.

In 2007, Shaykh Noorud-deen was blessed with the opportunity to travel abroad and study with some of the leading scholars of Syria. Amongst his teachers were: Shaykh Samir Al-Nass, Shaykh Mazin Bakir, Shaykh Rashad Shams and Shaykh Mojeer Al Khateeb. He followed a broad curriculum for 5 years, paying special attention to Fiqh (Islamic law) and Seerah (prophetic biography). After completing his studies, Shaykh Nooruddeen returned to the UK in 2012.

Shaykh Noorud-deen Rashid has been involved in Dawah and teaching the Islamic sciences for nearly 20 years. He is a founding member of the Ash-Shifa Trust in Banbury. He is also active within the Luton community where he has been part of the Fountain Institute Sacred Study programme for a number of years. Furthermore, he is giving talks weekly on the local community radio station – Inspire FM, and teaching multiple courses on a daily basis.

If I were asked (about Noorud-deen) I would say, ‘Ma sha Allah this man is a seeker of knowledge who is a Muhaqiq (diligent), Mudqiq (meticulous, precise), he has Taqwa with Fatwa. He is not extreme, rather adherent to and representative of the Madhab.

Shaykh Abd al-Salaam Shannar

This is a commendable endeavor, I ask Allah (Most High) to assist you (Noorud-deen).

Shaykh Mazin Bakeer