Curriculum Information Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to https://curriculum.southwales.ac.uk/

This website is run by the University of South Wales. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

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

How accessible this website is

This website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.2 AA standard.

Alternative formats

We've designed our content to be as accessible as possible. However, if you experience barriers, you can request alternate formats. For more information, please email [email protected] or contact us.

Feedback and contact information

Please contact us if you have an accessibility query including:

  • If you are experiencing issues with accessing information or using the website
  • If you find an accessibility problem not listed on this statement
  • If you have positive feedback on the accessibility considerations made.

When contacting us, please provide:

  • The web address of the page where you found the problem.
  • A description of the problem (and whether this was mobile or desktop). 
  • The name and, if possible, version of the web browser being used.
  • Details of any assistive technology being used (for example, a screen reader).

Email [email protected] or contact us.

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, please email [email protected].

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).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

Find out how to contact us.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

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

Compliance status

This website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.2 AA standard.

If you find an issue that we have yet to identify, please contact us using one of the routes described in the ‘Reporting accessibility problems with this website’ section of this statement.

Ongoing improvements are made dynamically throughout the year following feedback from our ongoing audit processes and users.

Disproportionate burden

We are not claiming a disproportionate burden for our website.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

At this time, we have not identified any content that is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations.

Our testing processes

A representative sample of pages of the website were tested along with a sample of the documents from each area of the website against the WCAG 2.2 AA guidelines using automated tools (axe DevTools Pro v4.8.2 and Microsoft Accessibility Insights) on Google Chrome and Firefox browsers on Mac OSX and Windows.

For third-party applications, we have sourced accessibility statements from suppliers directly (wherever possible).

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

The University of South Wales is doing the following to improve accessibility:

  • We are developing a Digital Accessibility Policy
  • We have a Digital Accessibility Working Group to monitor and coordinate Digital Accessibility of our Services and Systems
  • We are engaging suppliers to assist in Accessibility training

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This website was last tested on 09/01/2024. The test was carried out by the University of South Wales IT Services.

This statement was prepared on January 09, 2024.

It was last reviewed on January 09, 2024.

This accessibility statement is reviewed annually.