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Accessibility Statement for

This accessibility statement applies to It does not apply to content on other subdomains related to this website domain, nor does it apply to the content on the main domain.

This website is run by Jisc. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

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

Feedback and contact information

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

We’ll consider your request and get back to you.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

This website is being rebuilt so if you discover any accessibility problems with this website that we’ve not identified and you might think we’d miss for the rebuild, please get in touch:

Enforcement procedure

If you contact us with a complain and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

The Equality and Human Right Commission (EHRC) is responsive for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the "accessibility regulations").

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Jisc is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

The website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below non-accessible for the following reasons

Disproportionate burden

This section covers issues that we cannot fix right now. We’ve assessed the cost of fixing these issues but doing so would be a disproportionate burden within the meaning of the law due to the website likely undergoing rebuild within a year.

Links without meaningful purpose

Some of the links are labelled clearly. This means that links do not make sense when taken out of context, and for some links it’s not possible to know what the purpose of the link is. (WCAG: 2.4.4).

Focus Order

There are some forms on the website that do not follow logical focus order. (WCAG 2.4.3)

Keyboard Operation

All functionality of the content should be operable through keyboard (WCAG: 2.1.1)

Bypass Blocks

There is no option to skip to the main content on the page (WCAG: 2.4.1)

Text Sizing

Text sizing obscures some (WCAG: 1.4.4)

Heading Sequence

Some headings are out of sequence, pages display H3 tags before H2 etc. (WCAG: 2.4.10)

Contrast Issues

Some pages contain elements with low contrast between the element and its background, this included university logo images. This can cause text to be difficult to read, especially for those with low vision, poor eyesight, or colour blindness (WCAG: 1.4.3).

Resizing Text

Text when resized should not spill over its containers and not obscure other elements (WCAG: 1.4.4)

Alternative Text

Some images don’t contain text that describes them accurately. (WCAG: 1.4.5)

Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulation

Third party content

The site contains links to third party content which users may find relevant and useful but is not controlled by Jisc.

Archived content

The site contains archived content that is not needed for the serviced provided by Jisc and they are not updated.

What we're doing to improve accessibility

Planning has commenced to rebuild the site. Its contents will be migrated to a more modern and updated site.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on the 16th October 2020. It was last review on 4th January 2021

This website was last tested on the 16th October 2020. The test was carried out by Jisc.

We sampled a number of pages that will represent the variety of content and its structure on the site using the Site Improve and Wave accessibility assessment tools.