Accessibility Statement

This website is owned and maintained by the Sustainability Team at The University of Gloucestershire.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. We also make the text as simple as possible to understand. AbilityNet has advice on making your computer or device easier to use if you have a disability.

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • Some information is only available in linked files such as Word documents or PDF
  • Some older documents are not formatted for screen reader access
  • Some of our online forms are difficult to navigate using just a keyboard

We have made all PDF’s from 1 September 2018 as accessible as possible according to Adobe Acrobat PDF

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We will consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Sustainability at The University of Gloucestershire is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard

Content not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services. Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 21 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 21 September 2020.

This website was last tested on 21 September 2020. The test was carried out by Natalie Barnard, Engaging Content Limited.

How this site was tested for accessibility for random pages

Adobe Acrobat for PDF accessibility checking and fixing

A lot of manual checking, auditing and uploading accessible PDFs, ensuring alt tags throughout and things opening in a new window.

Equal web tool is being used on this website to aid accessibility.