Placement information for students


As a Nursing, Midwifery or Allied Health student, you can access the ARC POW tool for information about your placements.

Placement allocations are no longer recorded on your SOLE page, you can now access this through Placements on the Web (POW).

Help and support

Your username and password are the same as you use to access your University account.  

Reporting absence

All students must notify their placement area of absence prior to their shift.

Students on BSc Nursing and Nursing Associate courses must also record all placement absences on their electronic timesheets on POW. 

Students on the below courses must also contact our Placement Support Team – Nursing, Midwifery, and Allied Health by emailing to advise us of absence from placement.

  • BSc Midwifery
  • MSc Midwifery
  • Return to Nursing Practice
  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • MSc Physiotherapy
  • BSc Occupational Therapy
  • MSc Occupational Therapy
  • BSc Paramedic Science
  • MSc Physician Associate

Electronic Timesheet System on POW (new)

From September 2022 all students on the following courses must use the electronic timesheet on POW to record their placement hours. Written instructions are available below and an instructional video will be available soon.

  • BSc Nursing (all fields of practice)
  • FdSc Nursing Associate
  • Nursing Associate Apprenticeship

Students on BSc and MSc Midwifery programmes will start using the new system in spring/summer 2023.

Download instructions on how to use the timesheet management system.

Placement support videos

  1. How to access and understand your timesheet 
  2. How to add your practice assessor to your timesheet 
  3. How to record placement hours on your TMS timesheet 
  4. How to record placement absence 
  5. How to submit a timesheet for authorisation

 Student Travel and Dual Accommodation Expenses information

Report a Concern

Placement staff or students with any concerns about a student’s welfare, standards of care or factors affecting learning during placement, can escalate concerns using our report a concern portal. If you are raising a concern, please be assured that we are committed to addressing all concerns in a respectful and professional manner. Commendations, compliments, and areas of good practice can also be reported via the tool. We welcome all positive feedback for our students that supports their professional development and standards of professional care.