Studyonline.port.ac.uk is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. As such, we are partially compliant with the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standard. This means that all content on www.studyonline.port.ac.uk should be:
W3C summarise the various different technical requirements of an accessible website under four distinct categories:
We are actively working to ensure that all our web content meets the WCAG 2.1 AA standard. At this time, we are focusing our efforts on the main port.ac.uk site. As such, sub-domains, apps and microsites may not offer the same level of accessibility compliance as the website you are on now.
On this site, there are still small pockets of content that may not be fully accessible:
Work to make the above content fully accessible is ongoing.
If you aren't able to access content on port.ac.uk or a related site, we can help. Please contact us on: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will help to provide you with alternate format content, answer your query directly, or point you in the direction of someone who can. By reporting non-accessible content to us, you are also helping to improve the experience for future users of our sites - thank you.
At this time, there are a small number of accessibility issues that would place a disproportionate burden on the University's resources to fix. These are listed below:
This website was tested on 07/09/2020. The test was carried out by the web and digital team here at the University of Portsmouth using a range of accessibility tools and browser extensions. Documents are tested using relevant Microsoft and Adobe software.
We tested at least one page from every section of the website, along with the front page and any highly-trafficked sub-pages.
This statement was first published on 30/09/2020.