Welcome to SONIA Online - The Sydney School of Health Sciences (Occupational Therapy)

Log in issues
If you encounter any difficulties accessing/logging into SONIA contact ICT Help Desk on 02 9351 2000 

Pre-placement Requirements & Checks 

CPR Certificate

1.    Upload your certificate to Sonia

2.    Email shs.otclinical@sydney.edu.au once certificate uploaded to Sonia (needs to be manually checked by WIL)

Criminal Record Check (CRC)

Email student.verification@sydney.edu.au


Email student.verification@sydney.edu.au

Useful Student Links
Clinical Placement Checks and Clearances including NSW Health requirements

Scholarships for Domestic and International Students

Health Sciences Placements homepage

NSW HETI Rural Allied Health Clinical Placement Grants

This Grant provides financial assistance to domestic Allied Health students with the travel and accommodation costs of rural clinical placements. Placement grants of up to $750 (or $1,000 for placements at Broken Hill) are offered each period. Grants are awarded on the basis of the duration of the placement and the cost of travel associated with accessing the placement.

ACEN Scholarships open https://acen.edu.au/2021-acen-student-scholarships/

SARRAH (Services for Australia Rural and Remote Allied Health) https://sarrah.org.au/membership/individual-membership/join-as-a-student-member

THREE RIVERS UDRH Student Financial Support  https://threerivers.csu.edu.au/about-us/our-locations

HETI Student Accommodation List
Potential weekly accommodation for students while on placement near Camperdown & Camden Campus, for details please view the Student Accommodation flyers found under Documents.

How we manage your personal information
The additional information WIL may be asked to provide about you to placement organisations is:
•  university email address 
•  mobile phone number 
•  date of birth 
•  if you have a current National Police Certificate (National Criminal Record Check) 
•  information about your vaccination status 
•  Working with Children Check number or similar information for other states/territories 

Some placement organisations may also ask you for your home address. We will not release this information. Unless it is necessary for them to undertake a National Criminal Record Check on you as part of their organisation’s policy, you are not obliged to provide your home address to them. If a ‘home’ address is needed for any other purpose for the placement, you may use the street address of the;
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health
Susan Wakil Health Building,
Western Avenue,