Sign Language

Welcome to the Sign Language Society!

We aim to provide a fantastic opportunity to learn basic British Sign Language (BSL) at an affordable price.

There will be numerous new beginner classes for students from any course along with an advanced class for members who have successfully completed the training last year and/or have previously completed Level One BSL. There will also be Education classes for students studying an Education orientated course. This is designed to accomodate basic signs in addition to signs that may be useful in a school or classroom environment, promoting an inclusive skill set. 

(Please note that membership fees are non-refundable as we have to budget for the teaching time and space. Please also note that memberships are limited so will be available on a first come, first served basis.)

What’s included?

  • A fun introduction to basic BSL
  • BSL resources (this is not included in the Education memberships) and recommendations for practice
  • Certificate from the SU if you attend 80% of the total number of sessions
  • Society socials 
  • Society sweatshirt (extra costs)

Price?   Beginner and Advanced at £35 and Education at £20 (30 people max per group.) incl. 20% VAT

What?   Basic British Sign Language

When?  Thursday evenings for 10 weeks (beginner and advanced)/ One whole day TBC (Education)

Where? University of Gloucestershire, FCH Campus

Why?    To promote BSL skills at an affordable price

How?    Sessions will include as a minimum: alphabet, numbers and basic communication 

Please contact Sydnie Andrews for any queries (

Sydnie Andrews (s1806540) President & Treasurer

Mollie Coker-Harris (s1804930) – Vice President & Secretary

Melissa Thomas – Founder (2017)

Sign Language


  • Sign Language 20/21 Advanced Membership£35.00
  • Sign Language 20/21 Beginner Membership£35.00


Contact Us
  • 01242 714360
  • The Park, Cheltenham, GLOS, GL50 2RH
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