Accessibility statement

Accessibility statement for Anglia Ruskin University Distance Learning

This accessibility statement applies to https://distancelearning.anglia.ac.uk/

This website is run by Anglia Ruskin University. 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
  • use the site across multiple devices
  • 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

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

  • Audio description is not provided for all pre-recorded video content in synchronized media.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format, please contact us to discuss your individual requirements. Please also let us know the website address (page URL) of the specific content you would like to discuss.

We’ll consider your request and aim to 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 our distance learning team. Our contact page includes an enquiry form, our telephone number and email address.

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

Anglia Ruskin University 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 partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the exemptions listed below.

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

Audio description for pre-recorded video content
Some of our pre-recorded video content does not include audio descriptions and is not considered to be essential to providing our services.

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix pre-recorded video published before 23 September 2020 if they’re not essential to providing our services.

When we publish new pre-recorded video content, we will make sure audio descriptions or suitable alternatives are included to meet accessibility standards.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 18 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 18 September 2020.

This website was last tested on 26 August 2020. The test was carried out by Anglia Ruskin University using web accessibility tools provided by Siteimprove. We also used a desktop program called Sortsite, the Chrome browser internal accessibility audit and the online tool Markup Validations Service. Additional manual checks were also carried out in a variety of web browsers.

The testing was carried out on the full website.