New Zealand Sign Language courses

Te Ratonga Whaikaha|Student Accessibility Service offers introductory, not-for-credit New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) courses, which are open to UC students and staff. No previous NZSL experience is required. Attendees have the option of further developing their NZSL through community-based courses. 

Participants are taught: 

  • The finger-spelling alphabet
  • Basic phrases
  • Some university-specific vocabulary
  • Basic grammar
  • Deaf culture

2023 Course details

Term 2 registrations - book here! 
Time: 12 to 12.50pm

Location: Puaka James Hight library, room 388.

Term 3 & 4 courses TBC.


The total price for this 6-class course is $60 incl GST. 


Please email for waitlist for Term 3 or 4 classes.