Before you start using Sonia, you may have Supervisor/Academic/Liaison data that you would like to have imported into Sonia. We can do this by using the Supervisor Template spreadsheet at the bottom of this article. Once you have completed the template, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will import the Supervisors into your Test environment.
What is required to Import Supervisors
The only columns that are required on the template are FirstName and LastName; the rest are optional. Please note that you cannot shuffle the columns around or add new columns as that will cause issues.
The difference between Supervisors and Site Contacts
Supervisors are the people who oversee the academic side of the placement. They are often staff/faculty or adjunct staff/faculty of the university. As an example, they could be a Lecturer, Academic, Tutor, Coordinator, Consultant.
What is the Title?
Title is Dr., Ms., Prof.
The email address or staff account number is used for this field as they will use it to login to Sonia Online.
What is NOK?
NOK stands for Next of Kin.
Once we have the template completed, where/how is the import done?
Once you have completed the import please email Help@Soniasupport.com and they will import the Supervisors into your Test environment. If you are happy with the way it looks we will then Import the information into your Production environment.
we will also need University Name and School Name in the Email.
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