British Sign Language

Learning BSL gives you a unique skill, that not only enhances communication skills, but also improves awareness of the D/deaf community, and makes you more conscious of the communication needs of other people.

Sign language is a visual communication method of gestures, body language and facial expressions used by people who are Deaf or have hearing impairments. There are many types across the world but, British Sign Language (BSL) is the most common sign language in the UK, used by around 145,000 people.

It is a great skill to add to your CV, has been recently and attend two sessions are you will be awarded a British Sign Language Learner badge!

Ways to learn?

Now you know the benefits BSL offers the community, there are two completely free ways you can learn British Sign Language (BSL) whilst you study across the University Group.

BSL CLUB

Our BSL Club is an online or in-person opportunity to learn BSL, meet new people and develop your signing skills with our amazing BSL Tutors Ruth and Marian.

This is our most popular option as it is open to all students and staff too.

Find a BSL Club event

ADD+VANTAGE MODULES

We offer Introductory and Intermediate modules to all undergraduate students required to complete an Add+vantage module. 

Sign up to a BSL module

British Sign Language Events

group of people sat round a table learning British Sign Language Online BSL Club
30th September
Zoom
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills | Online Event
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language British Sign Language Club
4th October
The Hub, Room 1.24
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
A Picture displaying the Your Skills logo. How to get involved with Leadership Award - Online Workshop
4th October
Online - Zoom
The Leadership Award recognises your involvement within extracurricular activities whilst studying. This allows you to showcase the skills you have developed in a format potential employers can view digitally.
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Coventry University: Coventry | Coventry University: London | CU Coventry | CU Scarborough | Skills | Online Event
A group of people sitting at a table. Navigating Networking
6th October
The Hub - Meeting Room 1 & 2
Networking is interacting with new people to exchange information or develop professional contacts. Why not attend this workshop to help develop your skills and find out about future opportunities
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language Online BSL Club
7th October
Zoom
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills | Online Event
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language British Sign Language Club
11th October
Meeting Room 1.24
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language Online BSL Club
14th October
Zoom
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills | Online Event
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language British Sign Language Club
18th October
Meeting Room 1.24
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
A group of students sitting at a table. Badges Workshop
19th October
The Hub - Meeting Rooms 1 and 2
Badges are a fantastic way to recognise your individual achievement and skill development. Why not attend this workshop to find out more about how you can achieve our Badges.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
A group of students sitting at table networking Network and Nibbles
20th October
The Courtyard
We are hosting our second Network and Nibbles for Semester 1. This is a great chance to meet the team, meet your fellow peers and network while enjoying some nibbles. This event is also a great chance to start your employability journey.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language Online BSL Club
21st October
Zoom
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills | Online Event
A group of people sitting at a table. Mind The Gap
25th October
The Hub - Meeting Rooms 1 and 2
Do you know what you need to do to get the job of your dreams? Come to this workshop where we help you identify and overcome your skills gap. This will be an exciting and productive session so avoid missing out and register today!
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language British Sign Language Club
25th October
Meeting Room 1.24
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
A group of students gathered in a hall. Alumnight
27th October
The Courtyard
Alumnight is returning for Term 1 in October! This is a great chance to meet and network with Coventry University Alumni and our Employability Experts
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language Online BSL Club
28th October
Zoom
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills | Online Event
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language British Sign Language Club
1st November
Meeting Room 1.24
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language Online BSL Club
4th November
Zoom
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills | Online Event
A group of students sitting at table networking Leadership Award Drop-In Session
8th November
The Courtyard
The Leadership Award is back, and this workshop is a great way for you to find out more about the Award, and how to apply.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Welcome Event | Skills | Free
group of people sat at a table chatting and learning sign language British Sign Language Club
8th November
Meeting Room 1.24
This workshop is a great way to learn another language and once you get started, you’ll want to keep going.
Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
A group of students sitting at table networking Network and Nibbles
22nd November
The Courtyard
Network and Nibbles is back again for one last time in Term 1. This is a great chance to meet the team, meet your fellow peers and network while enjoying some nibbles. This event is also a great chance to start your employability journey.
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills
A group of students sitting at a table. Mind The Gap
24th November
The Hub - Meeting Rooms 1 and 2
Do you know what you need to do to get the job of your dreams? Come to this workshop where we help you identify and overcome your skills gap. This will be an exciting and productive session so avoid missing out and register today!
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Coventry University: Coventry | CU Coventry | Skills

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