Muslim Students are amongst the highest achievers in Sydney
The HSC ATAR results are out and friends and families are celebrating all over Australia. Local Muslim communities are also sharing some of that joy. Sydney Muslim schools and their respective students have broken barriers, scoring some of the highest achievements in the state.
This year saw the remarkable Noor Ibrahim scoring 99.95 which is the highest achievable mark possible in NSW and also she ranked first in the entire state for PDHPE, scoring a result of 98. Along with her classmate Fahaad Ahmed who graduated with an ATAR of 99.85, have both scored undergraduate entry offers to study Medicine at University of Sydney – a university that preserves such exclusive spaces for the most elite around Australia. They aren’t the only Muslim students to have achieved exceptional results this year.
Another Muslim high achiever, Azmain Talukder from Western Australia, has also achieved 99.95 a perfect score on his Year 12 exams. Al Faisal College, who ranked 26th in NSW with a state-ranker, Irna Khan, in General Maths. With only 55 students on their honour roll and only six years of HSC admissions, Al Noori is now ranked 42nd in the state. Malek Fahd Islamic School managed to maintain a top 100 ranking.