ICOM students’ experience with Muslims in Tech

In 2023, we were privileged enough to work with the Islamic College of Melbourne (ICOM) and deliver our Careers of the Future program. This program is tailored to high-school students with a focus on giving students exposure to real-life insights and work experience. We could continue to talk about the benefits of the program ourselves, but we’ve chosen to let the Careers Coordinator at ICOM tell you his and the students’ experience: “ICOM students involvement with the Muslims in Tech program experienced significant benefits from the initiative, gaining valuable insights into the future landscape of the tech industry and the reasons to consider a career in tech. Their response to the engagement was overwhelmingly positive, with many expressing newfound enthusiasm for pursuing tech-related professions. The program successfully demystified the industry, providing them with a clearer understanding of the prospects available and the possible impression they could make. Working with Muslims…Continue readingICOM students’ experience with Muslims in Tech

Surviving Abroad

Pursuing knowledge and exploring Australia from a non-Australian perspective. An article for Muslims in Tech Melbourne. “Do not allow your heart to take pleasure with the praises of people, nor be saddened by their condemnation“ – Imam Al Ghazali The Australian Hopes and Dreams As an international student studying in Australia, I was excited to undergo my course in Bachelor of Computer Science at a reputable university in Melbourne, as they are known for their balance of practical and theoretical approach for teaching. The excitement of gaining the knowledge for building cutting edge tech solutions and meeting other fellow aspiring Software Engineers. Coming from a developing country, it is a privilege to learn about how the software industry innovates and the pace of adoption for newer technologies in a first-world country. It is something that I would love to bring back and hopefully accelerate the growth in tech for the…Continue readingSurviving Abroad