The full time University Chaplain is the Reverend Chris Howson. He is based within Student Support Services, 1st Floor Edinburgh, City Campus or at the Interfaith Chaplaincy Centre, St Peters Campus SR6 0AN
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The University Imam is Yusuf Meah and he can be contacted via the methods listed below. He leads Friday prayers at the Helen McArdle Building (formally Shackleton Building)
He leads Friday prayers at the Helen McArdle Building.
Yusuf Meah is the Imam for the Islamic Society at the University and a member of the Chaplaincy Team. He is available on request via the chaplaincy office or direct by telephone. He leads Friday prayers and supports Muslim members of the university community.
Fr. Marc Lyden-Smith
Egyptian Coptic Orthodox
There is regular worship every Friday and Saturday evening in the Murray Library.
Gurpreet is a principal lecturer in the Design Department at the University. He is a Trustee of the Gurdwara Khalsa Mero Roop Hai Khas in West Way, South Shields and takes part in the services there on Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7.30pm.
There is a very active Sunderland Gurdwara close to campus.
There are weekly meditation lessons in the Buddhist tradition in the Interfaith Chaplaincy Centre every Thursday evening at 5:30pm.
There are also contacts with the local Jewish community and independent church denominations. Please contact Chris for details.