Khairul Arifin is a Malaysian who has been in Glasgow since 2007. He has a bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2001 and then pursued a degree in Shariah, LLB (Shariah), in the same University in 2002. Arifin was admitted to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor of Malaya in 2003. He was awarded the Chevening Scholarship from the British Council to study for an LLM in International Law at the University of Glasgow and obtained a Master Degree with merit from the same University in 2009.
He had played an active role in youth programme and development in Malaysia as the Secretary General for Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM). He hopes that he could share his experience living in multicultural society and his passion for education in order to develop Andalus to be among the most influential contributor that shapes the young Muslim generation in Glasgow and UK.