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A secondment is the temporary transfer of a staff member from their substantive position to another position within the University, or within a corporate, public or community sector organisation for a defined, agreed period to support their professional development.

Secondments can be an important tool to assist individual staff members to develop their skills and demonstrate commitment to their career progression.  Staff should discuss these opportunities with their line manager, and the University will support staff members on a case by case basis.