Al-Biruni hosted their first symposium to discuss Student Loans within the UK. The meeting consisted of 34 people from around the UK. Some of these individuals were Mufti Zubair, Imam Sulaiman Ghani, Dr. Salman Butt, Tarek El-Diwany, Omar Ali, Bashir Timon, Mufti Barakatullah and Samir Alamat. Representatives from FOSIS, Islamic Bank of Britain and FOSIS attended the meeting.
The meeting looked at the issues with Student Loans and possible solutions to it.