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My Placement

My Placement is the system the University uses to manage student placements across the full lifecycle, from promoting placement opportunities through to feedback and evaluation at the end of a placement.

Please request access to My Placement via the Support Portal. If you need further guidance, please visit the Student Systems & Business Support Student system access page.

If you are a member of PS staff, it is recommended that you sign up to the My Placement users Listserv. Please email to request to be added.

All University of Manchester users can access My Placement using their central username and password. The direct URL for My Placement is

How-to guides

Searching for students video

Searching for students PDF

Adding students to My Placement video

Adding students to My Placement PDF
Adding the OPLC attribute to a student record in Campus Solutions PDF

Managing itineraries video

Managing itineraries PDF

Creating a brochure video

Creating a brochure PDF

Exchange balances video

Exchange balances PDF

Programme creation and setup video

Programme creation and setup PDF

Creating and deploying content video

Creating and deploying content PDF


Please note this section is still under construction. Content will be added as it becomes available. Some links may not be available.

Online facilitated sessions

Training for new admin users
This training is for new Administrative users of the My Placement system and covers:
An overview of My Placement; How to manage student records in My Placement; How to create and manage programmes; Using basic query and reporting tools

Content Management training
This training will cover creating, deploying and managing content though Questionnaires, Materials and Learning Content as well as covering App cycles.

Exchange balance training
This training is for My Placement users who manage study abroad programmes. It will cover using the Exchange Balance function to track the number of students being sent and receiving under each partnership.

Query Watch training
This training will cover using the Query Watch function in My Placement to receive updates on student records (e.g. newly submitted questionnaires or lists of outstanding submissions) as well as to send auto-emails to students appearing in these updates.

Reporting training
This training will cover using the reporting functionality within My Placement