Sign Language, Language, Academic



Welcome to BL Sign Language Society!

We are a new society at Barts and the London that aims to bring together students who want to learn British Sign Language (BSL). We aspire to increase awareness about the deaf and mute culture and better prepare BL students for interactions with such patients going forward. 

We will offer lessons on BSL from fully qualified teachers as well as host events to promote deaf and mute culture. Get involved and join!



  • Raise awareness of deaf culture and sign language so that BLSA students are better able to communicate with deaf & mute patients 
  • Make sign language education more available for the students and have them certified in BSL 
  • To start a community of like-minded individuals in BL who want to learn BSL.


Upcoming Events:

Introduction to Sign Language Society- Bi-weekly sign language classes from qualified deaf tutors in partnership with Deaf Unity. No prerequisites are required!

Meet and Greet- We wanted to have an opportunity to meet in person and get to know each other, so we’ve organised a casual meet and greet this upcoming Sunday (17/10) in the Half Moon (Stepney Green). This is just an opportunity for everyone to get to know each other, and the committee will be there from around 1pm, so please come and join us! We look forward to seeing you guys there! Sign up here.

Afternoon Tea with British Sign Language- Learn and practice British Sign Language in Café Suvai while having tea, scones and snacks. No prerequisites are required! More information and purchase your ticket for the event here.


Committee 2021/2022:

President: Edmund Sim Wea Chung
Treasurer: Sneyhalakshmi Saravanan
Welfare Rep: Irene Blanca Llinares I Perales
Social Media Officer: Elena Takyar


If you wish to keep up-to-date with the society and its events, follow our Facebook page and Instagram page! You can also join the WhatsApp group chat for our society.


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