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.

Students learning british sign language.

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

Image of Leadership Award logo How to get Involved with The Leadership Award- Online workshop
9th February
Online
The Leadership Award is back, and this online 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 | Coventry University: London | CU Scarborough | Welcome Event | Skills | Online Event | CUL Dagenham | CUL Greenwich | Free
BSL Club (Online)
10th February
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 staff and students talking around a long table Network and Nibbles
13th February
The Courtyard
Network and Nibbles is our popular drop-in session. These events are 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 | Skills | Volunteering
BSL Club (On Campus)
14th February
The Hub, Meeting Room 1.37
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 | Skills
BSL Club (Online)
17th February
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
Image of students networking in a meeting room Navigating Networking
21st February
Meeting Rooms 1 and 2- The Hub
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 | Skills
BSL Club (On Campus)
21st February
The Hub, Meeting Room 1.37
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 | Skills
BSL Club (Online)
24th February
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
BSL Club (On Campus)
28th February
The Hub, Meeting Room 1.37
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 | Skills
Group of students sat around a table talking Mind the Gap
6th March
Meeting Rooms 1 and 2- The Hub
Do you know what you need to do to get the job of your dreams? Come to this workshop where we will 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 | Skills
A group of staff and students talking around a long table Network and Nibbles
7th March
The Courtyard
Network and Nibbles is our popular drop-in session. These events are 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
Book Now
Coventry University: Coventry | Skills
BSL Club (On Campus)
7th March
The Hub, Meeting Room 1.37
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 | Skills
Group of students, alumni and staff networking Alumnight
9th March
The Courtyard
Alumnight is returning for Term Two in March! This is a great chance to meet and network with Coventry University alumni and our employability experts.
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Coventry University: Coventry | Skills
Leadership award logo Get support with your Leadership Award Application- Drop-in
21st March
The Courtyard
The Leadership Award is back in Term 2, 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 | Skills
2 students posing for a professional photo Professional Headshot Session
23rd March
The Hub, Room 1.24
Looking to get a professional photo for any job applications, LinkedIn, or portfolios for free? Then look no further!
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Coventry University: Coventry | Skills

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