Sign Language Society

We promote the use of British Sign Language (BSL), offering non-professional classes for people who want to learn the language.

We also aim to be a point of contact and social events for people who know any amount of BSL..

About Sign Language Society

We teach both Beginners BSL and Advanced Beginners BSL each semester to cater to different abilities. If you are interested, join the mailing list by messaging below or like the facebook page www.facebook.com/sotonsignsoc to keep up to date with when the classes will be as well as socials and events.

Membership Fee Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Sign Language Society, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

You must be a member of the Students' Union to join a club or society
NameCostValid PeriodDetails
Year Membership FREE01/09/2019 - 30/06/2020All classes including beginner and intermediate are free! We run them both 1st and 2nd Semester

The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Sign Language Society this year are:

  • Megan Speechley
    Charity Officer
  • Bethany Clarke
    Ordinary Member
  • Pia Doh
    Ordinary Member
  • Hannah Coull
    President / Teacher
  • Katie Thompson
    Publicity Officer
  • Sophie James
    Publicity Officer
  • Georgia Hall
  • Rachel Morris
    Social Secretary
  • Lily Nicolson
    Social Secretary
  • Angela Shanmugam
  • Lina Hassan
  • Matthew D'Souza
  • Mia Franklin
  • Hugh Kelly
  • William McGuinness
    Vice President/Teacher

Health & Safety

All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Sign Language Society are available to view below