Postdoctoral audiology opportunity
Posted on March 07, 2021
Apply for a postdoctoral audiology position at the department of speech-language pathology and audiology
WORLD HEARING DAY: ‘Launch of first-ever World Report on Hearing is a clarion call to hearing health for all,’ says World Hearing Forum SA steering team
Posted on March 02, 2021
"Screen, rehabilitate, communicate" is the call from the World Hearing Forum SA steering team.
First year student orientation - BA Audiology / BA Speech-Language Pathology
Posted on March 02, 2021
Welcome to all first years! IMPORTANT - See information and arrangement for orientation here.
UP academic wins African Academy of Sciences prize for improving access to hearing healthcare services
Posted on December 07, 2020
UP academic Professor Daniël Christiaan de Wet Swanepoel has been awarded the African Academy of Sciences’ science prize for his innovative research in tele-health and mobile health, specifically in the field of audiology.
We’re all ears
Posted on November 21, 2020
The Ida Institute has recently developed a We're all Ears campaign in collaboration with the PCHN. This campaign aims to encourage individuals with hearing loss to play a more active role in their own hearing healthcare.
UP designated as WHO Collaborating Centre for hearing loss – a first in Africa
Posted on November 17, 2020
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at UP has been formally designated as a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the prevention of deafness and hearing loss.
Better communication with children and adults with Down syndrome
Posted on September 14, 2020
In support of children and adults with Down syndrome and their families, the following information may be helpful to promote better communication.
Strengthening the role of the audiologist in the digital age
Posted on June 30, 2020
The Hearing Journal recently featured an article by Husmita Ratanjee-Vanmali, a PhD student in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, supervised by Prof De Wet Swanepoel and Prof Ariane LaPlante-Levesque. This timely article considers how the digital revolution can strengthen...
Making audiology work during COVID-19 and beyond
Posted on June 30, 2020
In a seminal article on audiology and COVID-19 Professors De Wet Swanepoel and James W Hall III, both affiliated with the University of Pretoria, consider the future of audiology during COVID-19 and beyond. This article, first featured as the cover story for the Hearing Journal has subsequently...
Information for prospective audiology and speech-language pathology students
Posted on April 28, 2020
All you want to know about the professions, the degrees, and selection.
The information session has been cancelled.
Posted on March 13, 2020
The information session for prospective students has been cancelled.
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is the first academic South African partner of the R.A.D.A.R unit situated in Greece
Posted on March 10, 2020
Mr Vasilis Andreadakis visited the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology to provide training in the Rapid Assessment for Dyslexia and Abnormalities in Reading (R.A.D.A.R), which is a screening method for dyslexia.
UP launches self-test hearing kiosk for World Hearing Day 2020
Posted on March 04, 2020
UP celebrated World Hearing Day 2020 by launching a free hearing screening service available for all staff and students at the library.
Leading UP research in hearing loss featured in Quest magazine
Posted on January 06, 2020
The University of Pretoria is at the forefront of research and development relating to deafness and hearing loss. The Quest magazine produced by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) recently highlighted some of this work.
Smartphone technology based on UP research helps young children with hearing and vision problems
Posted on October 03, 2019
A two-minute smartphone test can identify hearing and vision problems before children even start school according to new research published in the prestigious Bulletin of the World Health Organisation.
A record 24 postgraduate students graduate in Autumn graduation ceremony
Posted on April 12, 2019
Twenty-four postgraduate speech-language pathology and audiology students graduated in the University of Pretoria Autumn Graduation Ceremony on 10 April 2019.
Are you interested in studying audiology or speech-language pathology?
Posted on March 05, 2019
Join the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria on 17 April 2019 for an exciting information session on studying audiology or speech-language pathology.
Masters degree students present cochlear implant research at two international conferences
Posted on January 16, 2019
Three postgraduate students from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Pretoria, recently presented their research at two international conferences in Cape Town, namely the 34th World Congress of Audiology and the 4th World Congress of Cochlear Implants in...
News from alumnus - increasing access to services in rural communities
Posted on December 20, 2018
Sakhile Nkosi, alumnus of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria, tells us of how his course has prepared him to work in a rural community in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Congratulations and farewell to Prof. Alta Kritzinger!
Posted on December 05, 2018
Congratulations to Alta Kritzinger for being awarded runner-up lecturer of the year in 2018 from the Faculty of Humanities!