Name issues in passport and documents? Pls help

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    So i am from south asia and i am a mature student. I am 25 and have planned to apply at UK universities.
    But there is a slight issue where i need advice on.
    I have recently changed my name. My school marksheets have my previous name. Though i have the affidavits for that, the issue is my passport.
    My passport was issued to me 6 years ago and has my nickname on it. It doesnt have my old name on it and as i just changed my name and considering how time consuming the process of reissue of passport is (and i have to apply for the january 17 intake) i decided to leave the passport matter.

    So i was wondering how i should apply for the universities. Since the copy of passport is required, should i use the name on my passport and if i am able to secure the admission and visa, then change my name in the UK or is there any other way?
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    (Original post by natbynature)
    So i am from south asia and i am a mature student. I am 25 and have planned to apply at UK universities.
    But there is a slight issue where i need advice on.
    I have recently changed my name. My school marksheets have my previous name. Though i have the affidavits for that, the issue is my passport.
    My passport was issued to me 6 years ago and has my nickname on it. It doesnt have my old name on it and as i just changed my name and considering how time consuming the process of reissue of passport is (and i have to apply for the january 17 intake) i decided to leave the passport matter.

    So i was wondering how i should apply for the universities. Since the copy of passport is required, should i use the name on my passport and if i am able to secure the admission and visa, then change my name in the UK or is there any other way?
    Trying be clearer and more concise on your issue maybe bullet point it
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    (Original post by LPauling)
    Trying be clearer and more concise on your issue maybe bullet point it
    What do you mean???
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    (Original post by natbynature)
    What do you mean???
    Try to be more clear on what your problem is
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    (Original post by LPauling)
    Try to be more clear on what your problem is
    I mean my passport has my nickname. My school certificates have my old name as i changed my name a few weeks ago.
    So should i apply using the name on the passport? Or with my new name?
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    (Original post by natbynature)
    I mean my passport has my nickname. My school certificates have my old name as i changed my name a few weeks ago.
    So should i apply using the name on the passport? Or with my new name?
    Why does your passport have a nickname on.
    It should either have your old name (Same name as on your birth certificate) or your new name
 
 
 
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