News

Welcome to Deaf Interpreter Development Programme (DIDP) students

12 September 2021
It’s September and the new academic year has started! This year we welcome an incredible 46 more students to the BSL First community, across 5 different interpreter and translator programmes. This week we started the Deaf Interpreter Development Programme. Our DIDP course is the only course in the UK specifically for deaf people to become […]
Read More

Interpreting students present on Cokely's miscue analysis model

8 September 2021
Students on our Level 6 Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting course have been studying Cokely’s miscue analysis model and put together this entertaining video. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
Read More

100% Pass rate for BSL6

8 September 2021
Well done to our Level 6 BSL students who studied throughout lockdown and all passed! We received a 100% pass rate for Level 6 BSL.
Read More

BSL courses on hold

8 September 2021
We regret to announce that our BSL courses and MyBSLFirst subscriptions are currently on hold. There has been a delay in getting the learning resources completed on time over the summer. We are working as fast as we can and we hope to launch the MyBSLFirst platform in the new year. We need to have […]
Read More

Translation Talk

8 September 2021
Akbar will be curating the Translation Talk Twitter account from 20-24 September 2021. Follow Translation Talk on Twitter to see what Akbar will be talking about! https://twitter.com/translationtalk?s=20
Read More

ASLI Census 2021

8 September 2021
The Association of Sign Language Interpreters commissioned a census of the signed language interpreting and translation (SLTI) profession. The research was carried out by academics at Heriot-Watt, Wolverhampton and West of Scotland universities, with several stakeholder organisations, including Interpreters of Colour Network (IOCN), contributing to the research as an advisory board. Akbar Sikder was the […]
Read More

Welcome back to all current students

8 September 2021
Welcome back to our current cohorts on the Interpreter Development Programme for Heritage Signers (IDPHS) and the Level 6 Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting courses, who will both start the second year of their course.  
Read More
BSL First LTD | Company number: 12860304 | VAT number: 379905441
Designed & Development by Ridge Digital
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram