System upgrade alert

As part of regular maintenance, there will be a system upgrade over the weekend of the 14–17 December 2018.

How does this affect me and when is the upgrade?

Some links on the Sonia homepages will be unavailable to all staff and students:
Start: 5pm on Friday 14 December 2018. Completion: 8am on Monday 17 December 2018.


Sunshine Coast Health Institute logo

This is the Clinical Placement system used by the SCHI Induction Program at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Once you have logged into Sonia Online, your School homepage will become active. From here you can access information relating to your Clinical Placement including:

  • your placement details;
  • Forms and information for Mandatory Pre-Clinical Requirements;
  • Reminders and important dates;
  • Electronic forms;
  • Facility information;
  • Selecting placement group preferences;
  • Uploading and viewing pre-clinical documentation.

Staff: This is where USC staff/HDR students with SCHI access will locate and complete the General Evacuations Instruction form.

Students: Only students who are completing classes at Sunshine Coast Health Institute are required to access this area. You will be officially notified if you are one of those students.

USC Students: If you have questions about studying at SCHI, view answers on askUSC or visit USC web page Sunshine Coast Health Institute or Studying at SCHI this semester? or email USC Support at Sunshine Coast Health Institute.

USC staff with SCHI access: If you have any queries please refer to MyUSC or email 


Please visit the Events page to view all current events.


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.

This database is a ‘work in progress’ – you may still need to check Blackboard for additional information, and some facility information may be provided via additional emails. If you believe any of the content is incorrect please contact the placement coordinator.

Mandatory checks

View your mandatory placement requirements.

Please Note: It is the responsibility of each student to ensure their mandatory requirements are fulfilled before attending placement.

Login to Sonia Online

  • first select your role (i.e. Student / Site)
  • next enter your ‘USC username’ and ‘password’ in the spaces provided
  • then click on the ‘sign in’ button

Sonia for Students App

Download the Sonia for Students App:

Sonia support

For more information or technical support: