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Sonia Can Help

Sonia is an enterprise tool that helps placement officers better manage the various elements involved in student placement and much more.

In addition to being an invaluable platform for university staff, supervisors, students, and site contacts can all be involved and use Sonia to help them manage their specific tasks and processes.

  • Student data is imported from your existing student enrolment system, whether it's a custom in-house solution or any commercial product
  • Tailor the system to meet the needs of your faculty, define your terminology and select the options that are relevant to the way you work
  • All placement models supported, whether driven by placement officer, site or student
  • Activity and reminders are immediately available for the placement officer to view and action
  • Manage Scholarships, student fees and mentor payments
  • Automatic allocation using business rules
  • Share information about external providers between schools and faculties
  • Import placement information from state government systems such as ClinConnect and Placeright
  • Placement provider integration: supports Sonia Central and SPOT
  • IMS Interoperability Conformance Certification: integrate with LMS and LTI Tools
  • Supervisor roster
  • Interviews, calendar, etc.
  • Workflows, custom fields and electronic forms
  • Checks/certification - can use Document Verification Service (DVS)
  • Extensive and flexible reporting
  • Placement history
  • Dashboard views at various levels showing charts/maps/metrics
  • Inbuilt address mapping, e.g. you can see where all your students are on placement today
  • Mobile app notifications to Sonia for Students/Supervisors - Free Apps for mobile devices
  • Bulk Email with mail merge, automatic attachments, logging, etc.
  • SMS, Skype, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
  • Automatic notifications via email/sms/mobile ensure nothing is missed
  • Online standards compliance and accessibility (WCAG 2.0, Section 508 and WAI-ARIA)
  • Multilingual/internationalised
  • Timesheets with approval process
  • Tracking competency requirements and activity against timesheet entries
  • Add documents, forms, links and notes
  • Access to Online Portal and FREE Mobile App
  • Manage and connect with students
  • Add documents, links, notes
  • Complete electronic forms
  • Enter and/or approve timesheets
  • Checks/certification
  • Access to Online Portal and FREE Mobile App
  • Add/view/apply for interviews
  • Enter preferences
  • View placements
  • Enter timesheets
  • Track progress with competencies and activities
  • Add documents, links, notes
  • Complete electronic forms
  • Checks/certification
  • Access to Online Portal
  • Manage and connect with students
  • Add documents, links, notes
  • Complete electronic forms
  • Enter and/or approve timesheets

When it comes to Field Education, there's almost nothing that Sonia can't do!

Beth Lewis, Director of Field Education – Bryn Mawr College, USA