News & Events

Congratulations to the Class of 2014
November 27, 2014November 26 marks the graduation ceremonies for the Graduation Class of 2014. Congratulations to all our Graduates!               Read More >

Associate Professor Stefka Marinova-Todd has been invited and sponsored by the ASHA Cultural and Linguistic Considerations Across the Discipline committee and the Autism Topic committee to present a seminar on Bilingualism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
November 21, 2014Associate Professor Stefka Marinova-Todd has been invited and sponsored by the ASHA Cultural and Linguistic Considerations Across the Discipline committee and the Autism Topic committee to present a seminar on Bilingualism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Her invited talk will be held on Nov 21st, 2014 Summary of session: This session was developed by the Convention Program Committee to […] Read More >

Hearing, Health and You
November 14, 2014On November 28, join UBC’s School of Audiology and Speech Sciences for a free older adult hearing health event Are you over fifty and looking to learn more about hearing loss or tinnitus? Or perhaps you’d like to find out what kind of assistive listening device or hearing aid may be best for you? Join […] Read More >

UBC prepares for big jump in speech-language pathology students
September 16, 2014The 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, an […] Read More >

It’s back to school: meet one of our audiology students
September 10, 2014As 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 […] Read More >

SASS celebrates the new students of the 2014 academic year with a potluck
September 5, 2014The 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! Read More >

SASS Accepts ice-bucket challenge in support of ALS awareness and research campaign
September 4, 2014[youtube][/youtube] 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 […] Read More >

SASS Clinical Faculty and student on TV News
May 28, 2014Clinical 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       Read More >

Upcoming Colloquium Talks
March 17, 2014We have two upcoming colloquium talks. One will be tomorrow (Tuesday, March 18th) at 12-12:55pm in Room 355 of the Friedman Building. It is entitled “Wideband power absorption in patients with rheumatoid arthritis” and will be given by Bruna Cibin of UBC. The second upcoming talk will be on Monday, March 24th, also in Room […] Read More >

Upcoming Colloquium Talk
March 6, 2014We will be hosting a Colloquium talk on March 17th entitled “Looking across languages at children’s speech development: Vive les différences.” The talk will be given by B.M. Bernhardt (SASS) and J.P. Stemberger (UBC Department of Linguistics). It will be held in Room 355 of the Friedman Building from 12-1pm. We encourage everyone who is […] Read More >