Information Services

Your name will soon look right! Updates to the online address book

Are you tired of accidentally being referred to by your surname, or weary of seeing your name appearing back-to-front in emails, diary entries and meetings? Well fret no longer as updates are set to be made to the ordering of names in the email and diary service online address book.

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At present display names are frustratingly in a Surname-Forename format in the Active Directory and Microsoft 356. 

But changes will be made to rectify this and rearrange them into a Forename-Surname format. 

The change is coming Summer 2022 – look out for more information closer to the time.