Sign Language Society


  • Sign Language Society Academic Year Student Membership£12.00
  • Sign Language Society Academic Year Non-Student Membership£15.00
  • Sign Language Society Semester Two Student Membership£6.00
  • Sign Language Society Semester Two Non-Student Membership£7.00

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Welcome to SignSoc!

We provide a social, informal opportunity to learn British Sign Language alongside other beginners. 

We meet Tuesday evenings, for the time being online wherever you are.

In 2020/21 we are planning to offer student-led live online lessons with the hope of branching out into in-person events when possible! We’re working hard to ensure that the sociable, fun elements of SignSoc previous members have loved can still be possible under the current circumstances. 

Some topics we’ve learned in the past include the alphabet, countries and alcoholic beverages, and we love learning to sign songs!

We’d love for you to become a member but there is no commitment to buy membership for your first lesson. If you’re joining us mid-semester, very little prior knowledge of BSL is required, and there is usually no BSL required for our social events throughout the year.

Our lessons are completely student-led but offer subsidised placements in SQA-accredited BSL courses offered by Deaf Action. We will be releasing more information on these placements towards the end of Semester 1. 

Curriculum Secretary
Alessandra Francone
General Members
Hayley Hendry
Michael Marshall
Outreach Secretary
Millie Boyse
Heather King
Mairi Hendry
Jose Neira
Social Media Secretary
Saul Stevens
Social Secretary
Rebecca Blaikie
Ashlee Woo
Vice President
Saul Stevens
Welfare Officer
Aimee Mandel