Upon completing high school in Toronto, Shaykh Abdul Wahab Saleem went on to obtain an Associate’s degree in Arabic and Islamic Culture from the renowned King Saud University, the highest-ranking institution in the Middle East. He then completed a Bachelor’s in Fiqh and Uṣūl al-Fiqh with honors from the same university. While pursuing his university education, he studied numerous traditional works with a diverse group of distinguished scholars, most regularly under the tutelage of Sh. Anwar ʿAbdullāh Al-Faḍfarī. He has obtained licenses (ijazāt) to teach numerous sacred texts in all Islamic sciences including Fiqh, Uṣūl al-Fiqh, Ḥadīth, Tafsīr, and ʿAqīda, as well as the recitation of Imam ʿĀṣim (Ḥafṣ & Shuʿba). The Shaykh specializes in sciences related to Tafsīr, Fiqh, and Arabic.
He completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Insurance from the United Kingdom. Thereafter, he attained a Master of Arts in Tafsīr and ʿUlūm al-Qurʾān from Malaysia. The Shaykh has learned from, met, and exchanged thoughts with a wide range of scholars from around the world. He is the founder of Salik Academy, an instructor at Mishkah University, a lecturer at Restu International College and an author of a number of books, articles, and poems. He has taught and lectured at venues around the world. Additionally, he has made appearances and presented complete seasons on various TV stations and YouTube channels including Al-Hijrah TV, Huda TV, Ramadan TV, Sharjah TV, The Daily Reminder and others.