It's British Sign Language Awareness Week this week (18-24 March)


British Sign Language is a language used by some students here at the university.

Find out more about British Sign Language Awareness Week and about our Student Wellbeing Service.

Recently we welcome disabled poets to the university to read and discuss their experiences. The discussion at that event touched on some beautifully expressive signed poetry, such as this by Bea Webster:

For a wry look at some of the issues a D/deaf poet can face, have a look at this from Donna Williams, another of the contributors to the Stairs and Whispers anthology.