School of Communication and Creative Industries Internships


WELCOME to Sonia

the Placement system used by the School of Communication and Creative Industries at the University of the Sunshine Coast.


  Download the SONIA for Students App: Instructional Video


To log into Sonia

first select ‘Student’ using the drop down arrow on the role box

next enter your ‘USC 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 mandatories and current placements

'Forms' - click on this tab to complete electronic forms eg. Student Agreement

'My Details'

'Checks' - view the currency of your mandatory documents

'History' - view your past placements

'Documents' - uploading and viewing your pre-clinical documentation

'Calendar' - this tab is not currently in use


Sonia 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

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 Internship Staff.