Sign Language

The society is a sign language group which teaches students basic sign language. We run a British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1 course. The course is one year long, with evening classes taking place each week of term. Topic areas include: the alphabet, numbers, colours, the calendar, describing yourself and your family, jobs, directions and many more. Students can also choose to take exams required to achieve the Level 1 Award in BSL.


How does our society work?

Membership is £5 - this allows members to attend BSL Social Club [Weds 6pm @ Joe's Bar] where you can learn BSL in a casual setting, plus you get access to our trips, charity fundraisers and volunteering opportunities.

BSL Level 1 course is £100 (2019 price) - Sign-ups to our BSL level 1 course is now closed

BSL pre-level 2 course is £10 (2019 price) - For more information, email us or join the FB group here 


CALLING ALL STUDENT GROUPS AND UoB STAFF MEMBERS! Would you like us to collaborate and teach you some basics of BSL? As part of our campaign, #MakeUoBDeafAware, we'd be happy to! Drop us an email, your query, your idea and availability and we'll get back to you.


[Until summer 2016, this group was known as 'Talking Hands']

FAQ - What does our logo mean? This is the BSL sign for 'Linguistics' and the ASL sign for 'Sign Interpreter'


Contact Us

Groups - 0121 415 8950

RA's - 0121 415 8949


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