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  • Download your 2018 CHRIB Seminar resources!

    Posted on August 31, 2018

    The Clinic for High Risk Babies (CHRIB) hosted its annual seminar at the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology on 25 August 2018.

  • The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology raises awareness among BSc students

    Posted on August 21, 2018

    Students and staff from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology set out to the Mamelodi campus on 18 July 2018, to market what the exciting professions of speech-language therapy and audiology has to offer. These professions are considered by Forbes (www.forbes.com) as the...

  • University of Pretoria is home to Africa’s only specialist Neuro-Otologic Test Centre

    Posted on August 21, 2018

    The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is proud to be home of Africa’s first advanced and specialist Neuro-Otologic Test Centre (NOTC). This multi-million Rand system was funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and will be used in both research and clinical...

  • Are you a speech-language therapist and interested in doing your PhD?

    Posted on August 21, 2018

    The Department of Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Pretoria, and the Shuttleworth Foundation are pleased to announce the call for a PhD bursary application for a prospective speech-language therapy postgraduate student for 2019.

  • UP CHRIB 2018 Seminar

    Posted on July 24, 2018

    Celebrating 28 years of Early Communication Intervention at the University of Pretoria on 25 August 2018

  • Speech, Voice and Hearing Clinic at UP

    Posted on June 07, 2018

    The Speech, Voice & Hearing Clinic, on the UP main campus, provides services for a variety of communication needs, for adults and children.

  • Inspired to help others

    Posted on May 03, 2018

    Lene Theunissen has had hearing loss for the last 21 years after contracting scarlet fever as a toddler. She spent her life surrounded by a team of allied health professionals like occupational therapists, audiologists and speech therapists.

  • World Voice Day on 16 April - What you need to know

    Posted on April 13, 2018

    The worldwide event devoted to the miracle of the voice. Voice is a critical aspect of effective and healthy communication. UP's voice clinic is celebrating the day to raise awareness on voice problems and how to cherish your voice.

  • Newton Advanced Fellowship awarded to Prof De Wet Swanepoel

    Posted on April 04, 2018

    The Academy of Medical Sciences in the UK has awarded the Newton Advanced Fellowship to Prof De Wet Swanepoel. The grant is named after Sir Isaac Newton.

  • Autism Awareness Day - What you need to know

    Posted on April 02, 2018

    World autism day is on 2 April to raise awareness around this complex and often poorly understood condition. What do you need to know about autism?

  • Information Session

    Posted on March 07, 2018

    Interested in studying Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology? Join us on 18 April 2018

  • Interdisciplinary Swedish South African collaboration

    Posted on February 22, 2018

    Collaboration workshop at the Department of Music, University of Pretoria, entitled interdisciplinary music research and practice.

  • Tribute - Mr Herman Tesner

    Posted on January 31, 2018

    It was with great sadness that we heard of the passing away of Herman (HEC) Tesner on 20 December 2017. He was our beloved Speech Science lecturer from 1967 until his retirement in 2009 from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

  • ATTENTION - all new 1st year students

    Posted on January 24, 2018

    See important information and timetable for orientation here

  • Promising young academic receives Emerging Researcher Award

    Posted on December 07, 2017

    Dr Faheema Mahomed Asmail, lecturer at the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology won the award for best emerging researcher for the Faculty of Humanities in 2017.

  • UP Professor becomes President of the International Society of Audiology

    Posted on November 16, 2017

    New President of the International Society of Audiology, De Wet Swanepoel, is interviewed about the aims of the society, the upcoming World Congress of Audiology and the current state of hearing health care in Africa.

  • Kyknet interviews Prof De Wet Swanepoel

    Posted on November 16, 2017

    Lead-inventor of the hearScreen technology, Prof De Wet Swanepoel, was interviewed on Kyknet Winslyn show on the impact that this technology is having globally.

  • Three UP Postgraduate student present in Miami

    Posted on October 14, 2017

    Three postgraduate audiology students presented four oral presentations at the Coalition for Global Hearing Health in Miami Florida on 12 - 14 October 2017. The presentations by the students from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology were very well-received.

  • UP represented at first African Interprofessional Education Network

    Posted on October 12, 2017

    The first African Interprofessional Education Network (AfrIPEN) was recently held in Windhoek, Namibia. There were 35 delegates from a number of African countries including South Africa, Kenya, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi and Ghana. Five staff members from various departments represented the...

  • Listen up! You may have a hearing problem

    Posted on September 14, 2017

    So, what should South Africans do about Deaf Awareness Month this September? The answer is simple: Know your hearing status.

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