Welcome to SONIA for Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology
Southern Cross University - Faculty of Health, Professional Experience Unit

Contact email: healthplacements@scu.edu.au
Phone: 07 5589 3439
Web: https://www.scu.edu.au/healthplacements

Please carefully read all instructions on this landing page

COVID-19 Update

31 March 2021 - Following the latest case, the shires of  Byron, Ballina, Tweed and Lismore will be on "extra high alert" and will be subject to restrictions until the end of Easter.

The SCU Clinic has implemented Mandatory Mask wearing for all taff, students and patients effective 1pm today (March 31 2021). 

Keep yourself informed of updates regarding Covid-19 via the links below:

*Please note: Placement allocations may be modified on the basis of Government advice upon the development of identified covid 'hotspots' or outbreaks.

Privacy Collection Notice
Southern Cross University requires this information to arrange and facilitate your student placement or other professional experience activity, and for related statistical and reporting purposes. This may include disclosing personal or health information that is reasonably required to relevant third parties including placement providers, regulatory bodies or government departments. You may not be able to participate in placement/professional experience activities if you do not provide the information requested.

We will treat your information confidentially and will not disclose it, other than in accordance with this notice, without your consent unless we are permitted or required to do so by law.

The University uses ‘Sonia’ student placement software to managing student placements and other professional experience opportunities. Information on how ‘Sonia’ handles personal information can be found here.

For more information on how the information will be used and disclosed, or to access and update your personal information, please contact your placement supervisor or Professional Experience Unit. For information on how the University collects, stores, uses and discloses personal information see the University’s Privacy Management Plan or contact the Privacy Officer at privacy@scu.edu.au