Field Education in Social Work and Human Services

 WELCOME to Sonia Online  

the Placement system used by Social Work and Human Services at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

  Download the Sonia for Students App: Instructional Video

For Quick Guides and Step by Step Instructions on the use of Sonia Online for Students and Supervisors please click the Start button


To log into Sonia Online:

  • first selectStudent’ using the drop down arrow on the role box
  • next enter yourUSC username’ and ‘password’ in the spaces provided
  • then click on the sign in’ button.


This will take you to your School Home Page giving you access to the following:

  • 'Placements' - click on this tab to see a list of your outstanding mandatory checks and current placements
  • 'Forms' - click on this tab to complete electronic forms eg. Student Agreement 
  • 'My Details'
  • 'Checks' - uploading and viewing your pre-placement mandatory documentation
  • 'History' - view your past placements
  • 'Documents' - store any work integrated learning documents
  • 'Calendar' - this tab is not currently in use


Sonia Online provides Students with electronic access to:

  • select Placement site preferences
  • current reminders and important dates
  • your Placement details
  • site information
  • track progress
  • upload final reports and attendance forms against Checks 
  • electronic forms

Please Note:  It is the responsibility of each student to ensure their mandatory documents are current and that the originals are available for sighting on request from USC or Placement Staff.