Outstanding performances by our students are acknowledged with the following prizes:
For Graduating Students
SA ASSOCIATION OF AUDIOLOGISTS PRIZE
For the best clinical performance in Audiology
A B CLEMONS AWARD Awarded by the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association for the student/s who obtain the highest mark for the research report submitted in the final year of study, provided that a minimum of 75% is obtained.
P DE V PIENAAR PRIZE Awarded by the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association to the graduate who has maintained the highest academic standard over four years of study with a minimum average mark of 70% throughout the programme.
SUSAN SWART PRIZE To the final year Audiology graduate who has maintained the best academic standard over four years of study with a minimum average of 70% throughout the programme.
THE SOUTH AFRICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE HEARING ASSOCIATION (WESTERN CAPE) PRIZE
For the students who have made the most significant progress in clinical application in:
(a) the BSc Speech-Language Pathology programme, and
(b) the BSc Audiology programme.
BSc Audiology and BSc Speech-Language Pathology:
(a) (i) Best performance in each year of study (provided an average of 75% or above is obtained);
(ii) The best clinical performance in the following courses, provided a result of 75% is obtained in each case:
AHS2005H Clinical Speech Therapy & Audiology (2nd year course common to BSc Audiology and BSc Speech-Language Pathology);
AHS3004H Clinical Speech Therapy II (3rd year BSc Speech-Language Pathology);
AHS3008H Clinical Audiology II (3rd year Audiology);
AHS 4005H Clinical Speech Therapy IIIA and AHS4006H Clinical Speech Therapy
IIIB (combined) (4th year Speech-Language Pathology)
AHS4008H Clinical Audiology IIIA and AHS4009H Clinical Audiology IIIB
(combined) (4th year Audiology).
(b) Distinction for degree: Overall average of 75% throughout all four years of study.
(c) Gold medal for overall top performance throughout BSc Audiology and BSc Speech
Language Pathology (provided an average of 75% or above has been obtained through all four years of study).
DEAN'S MERIT LIST
All Health & Rehabilitation Science students in years 1 to 3 who have a full course load and an overall average of 70% or more will be acknowledged on the Dean's Merit list (each year).
The name of the student in each discipline who is deemed to have made the most progress academically over the four years of study in each programme will be placed on the Dean's Merit list.