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UBC prepares for big jump in speech-language pathology students

UBC prepares for big jump in speech-language pathology students

  The University of British Columbia will be educating more speech-language therapists, thanks to a boost in provincial funding. The number of first-year slots for a Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology in the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences will grow from 23 to 36 – a 56 per cent increase – by 2016, […]

It’s back to school: meet one of our audiology students

It’s back to school: meet one of our audiology students

As part of the Faculty of Medicine’s back-to-school series, we sat down with one of our students —Phoebe Wong — to talk about her interest in pursuing a career in in audiology, what excites her about the upcoming year, and where she sees herself in five years from now. Phoebe Wong – Class of 2016 […]

SASS celebrates the new students of the 2014 academic year with a potluck

SASS celebrates the new students of the 2014 academic year with a potluck

The school welcomes back all students to the new 2014 academic year and a special congratulations to our new first year students. We celebrate the end of the first week with a potluck dinner outside the Friedman Building. All SASS faculty, staff and students are welcome. Good luck in the new school year!

SASS Accepts ice-bucket challenge in support of ALS awareness and research campaign

A group of SASS students and faculty accepted the challenge of the SLPs of the BC Centre for Ability to raise awareness and to donate funding for research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The School nominated: Dr. Bill Miller, Associate Dean Health Professions Education in the UBC Faculty of Medicine, the SLPs of the Columbia […]

SASS Clinical Faculty and student on TV News

SASS Clinical Faculty and student on TV News

Clinical Faculty Audiologist Kathy Pereira  and SLP Kat Van Eendenburg, along with our student Meghan Ley featured on  CKPG News (Prince George) You can view the video here

Colloquium

SASS Colloquia Scehdule Please click on link below to see calendar details. SASS Colloquium Schedule

Students at Healthy Athlete Event

Students at Healthy Athlete Event

Last Saturday twenty of our Audiology and Speech students, along with six faculty members attended the Special Olympics Healthy Athlete event and ran the Healthy Hearing screening program. They screened for hearing loss, middle ear disease, removed ear wax and cleaned hearing aids. We are very proud of our students’ and faculty’s involvement at this […]

Rotary Club’s Visit

Rotary Club’s Visit

The Rotary Club of Vancouver donated a substantial amount of funding to our School over the last two years. These funds were crucial for the establishment of the Clinical Speech Technology Teaching Lab (named after the Rotary Club of Vancouver and its Rotary Hearing Foundation) as well as for the purchase of much needed equipment […]

Congratulations to Dr. S. Small

As of December 23, 2013, Dr. Susan Small has been awarded the Eric W. Hamber Professorship in Clinical Audiology.  We offer her our warm congratulations and wish her all the best in her future career endeavors.

Moko Chen`s Thesis Defence

You are cordially invited to attend Moko Chen’s thesis defence on Friday, December 20 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, in Room 354 in the Friedman Building. Her thesis will be on the effect of stimulus duration on the acoustic change complex in four-month-old infants.