You might find yourself having to change the name of a staff member or student, due to marriage, adoption, change by Deed Poll, etc. Below are steps on how to update their current name and keep a log of their former name.
To edit the names you will need the following permissions
- Student profile - you will need Student Profile: Identity: Administer All Students.
- Staff profile - you will need the Staff Profile: All Staff: Basic HR Administration
You can find a guide here with steps on how to check if you have this permission or steps on how to have it assigned if you don't.
Step 1 - Adding the former name
Head to the staff or student's profile and click +Add in the Identity section.
In the pop-up select Former Name.
Add in the details of the name, and add any documents such as a Deed Poll.
Step 2 - Editing the current name
Head to the staff or students profile. In the Identity section click on the user's name then Edit