This is the Placement system used by the WES (Work Experience Scheme) 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 Placement including:

  • your placement details;
  • forms and information for mandatory requirements;
  • reminders and important dates;
  • electronic forms;
  • facility information;
  • selecting placement group preferences;
  • uploading and viewing documentation.

If you are unable to login to WES Sonia Online it may mean your current program of study is not on the list of pre-approved programs.  

Please request approval from your Program Coordinator and email to apply.

Please allow at least 3 weeks to set up a placement with an organisation with no previous partnership arrangement with the University.

To submit an application

  1. Check the list of UniSC eligible programs included in the Work Experience Scheme,
  2. Log on to Sonia Online using your existing UniSC student login details
  3. Go to the 'Forms' tab
  4. Select the 'WES Student Application' and Add to your profile
  5. Select the 'Edit' button, complete the form and press 'Submit'

If you are unable to access the WES Student Application it may mean your current program of study is not on the list of pre-approved programs, please request approval from your Program Coordinator and email to apply for the work experience scheme.

COVID-19 Infection and Exposure

Students are required to report any COVID infection and exposure that will impact attendance for clinical placement, clinical laboratory or class. Please complete the self-selectable WIL COVID-19 Reporting form available under the Forms tab, once you have logged into Sonia Online.


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 UniSC or Placement Staff.

You may still need to check Canvas 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.

Login to Sonia Online

To login to Sonia Online:

Select your role
(i.e. Student / Site / Supervisor)

  • Student: University Sign In
  • Site Contact: Username and Password
  • Supervisor: University Sign In (for UniSC employees), Username and Password (for external employees)

Sonia for Students App

Download the Sonia for Students App:

Apple iTunes for IOS
Google Play for Android

Sonia for Students App instructional video

Sonia Support

For technical support: