New Zealand Sign Language courses

The Equity & Disability 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


Registrations are now FULL for Term 4. 

Course details

This course will run each Thursday of Term 4:

16 September

23 September

30 September

7 October

14 October

21 October

Time: 12 to 12.50pm 

Location: Puaka James Hight