News & Events


Speech-language pathology simulator provides unique educational opportunities
Would you like to know more about the School's SimMan - a life-size, plastic mannequin programmed to help speech-language pathology students develop their swallowing-assessment and treatment skills? Read More >

Congratulations to the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing!
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences would like to express our heartfelt congratulations to our partners at the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for receiving $1 million funding from the Ministry of Health for a new state-of-the-art centre of excellence in Vancouver.  Read More >

“New Directions and Innovations in Swallowing” Workshop
Dr. Stacey Skoretz is presenting a one day workshop entitled “New Directions and Innovations in Swallowing” at Vancouver General Hospital on Saturday 27 October, 2018. Read More >

Come attend Alicia Parfett’s Master’s thesis presentation
We are delighted to invite you to Alicia Parfett’s MSc thesis oral defense on Thursday 27 September, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the Friedman Building, Room 354. Title: Comparative Analysis of Auditory Brainstem Response and Hearing Aid Fitting Thresholds in Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder Read More >

Help us improve how hearing can be assessed in babies!
The Pediatric Audiology Lab at the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences is conducting a study which seeks to improve the ability to accurately assess hearing loss in newborns and infants. If your child is 18 months old or younger, he or she may be eligible to participate in this study! Read More >

Interested in pursuing a career in Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology?
Come and see us at UBC's Graduate and Professional Schools Fair! Date: Friday, September 28, 2018 Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm Location: UBC Life Building Concourse (6138 Student Union Blvd) Read More >

PHC Research Challenge Funding for Speech-Language Pathology in Residential Care
We are delighted that Dr. Stacey Skoretz, the School's Swallowing Innovations Lab Director and Assistant Professor, is mentoring one of the winning teams from the 2018 PHC (Providence Health Care) Research Challenge. Read More >

In memoriam: Judith Johnston
It is with great sadness that we have to share the news that our friend and former School Director and colleague, Judith Johnston, passed away on 26th August 2018. On behalf of the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, I wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to Judith’s beloved family, friends, and colleagues at this difficult time... Read More >

Graduate Studies Info Sessions
Are you looking to apply to the UBC School of Audiology and Speech Sciences? Learn to strengthen your application for the upcoming 2019 intake by registering for a UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies workshop... Read More >

The next News for SASS Clinical Educators newsletter is out
We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of our newsletter is out. Click the link on this page to read about what's new with UBC SASS. Read More >