This website is run by the University of Essex. We want as many people as possible to be able to use our website and we’re committed to providing an accessible web presence, by making the information and resources we provide accessible to all web users.
We aim to achieve the recommended government standard for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and follow general principles of usability, which should help all visitors to our website.
The University of Essex intends to continue improving our accessibility and we are working towards improving our digital services. By taking this approach we hope to make our site as inclusive as possible.
Please find advice from AbilityNet, showing users how to make full use of accessibility settings in browsers and operating systems.
To find more information please see an overview of the Web Accessibility Initiative.
This statement applies to forms and pages made available for staff and students under the domain forms.essex.ac.uk.
It does not apply to the SharePoint Platform which has a seperate statement at https://edrm.essex.ac.uk
It does not apply to the main University of Essex site at https://www.essex.ac.uk. Accessibility statements for other parts of the essex.ac.uk domain can be found at https://www.essex.ac.uk/disclaimer/accessibility-hub
We are aware that some parts of this website are not yet fully accessible:
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 in 10 working days.
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 the SharePoint Development Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
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).
We provide a text relay service for people who are deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.
Our offices have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. Find out how to contact us at our contact us page
The University of Essex is committed to making its websites 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, due to the non-compliances listed below.
There is nothing in the scope of this accessibilty statement which has been assessed as being a disproportionate burden. This may change as regulations and content changes, or if new items are found which we would classify under this heading
There is nothing in the scope of this accessibility statement that has been assessed as falling outside of the scope of the regulations. This may change as regulations and content changes, or if new items are found which we would classify under this heading
This statement was prepared on 3rd September 2020. It was last reviewed on 3rd September 2020
The website was last tested on 3rd September 2020. The test was carried out internally by the University's SharePoint Development Team.
Please see our accessibility statements hub