News & Events


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! Read More >

SASS Accepts ice-bucket challenge in support of ALS awareness and research campaign
[youtube]http://youtu.be/uNbBGByLpWY[/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
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       Read More >

Upcoming Colloquium Talks
We 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
We 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 >

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 […] Read More >

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 […] Read More >

Healthy Hearing Program
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences has the honour of once more running the Healthy Hearing program at the BC Special Olympics winter Healthy Athlete event. This will take place on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 10 am to 3 pm at Notre Dame Secondary School in East Vancouver. This is a very exciting day […] Read More >

Upcoming Talk
On Monday, Jan 27th, we are pleased to be hosting the following talk (12:00-12:50 in Room 355 Friedman Bldg at UBC Point Grey campus): “Use of the Extended Speech Intelligibility Index (ESII) and the Hearing In Noise Test (HINT) to quantify functional hearing ability” The talk will be given by Sigfrid D. Soli, PhD, a […] Read More >

CILS Language Symposium: Call For Submissions
The Centre for Intercultural Language Studies is having its 10th annual language symposium on Friday, May 9, 2014. They are now accepting submissions for 20 minute presentations related to their theme for this year: “Intercultural Research: Looking Back, Looking Forward.” “Reports on small/large-scale research projects, research proposals, preliminary results of ongoing work, or teaching workshops […] Read More >