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Accessibility statement for beta.jisc.ac.uk

This statement applies to content published on www.beta.jisc.ac.uk. It does not apply to content on jisc.ac.uk or on service.jisc.ac.uk subdomains (for example, manage.jisc.ac.uk).

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:

  • Change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • Zoom in up to 400% without problems
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • Use 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 is this website

We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible. For example:

  • Not all videos are completely accessible
  • Some expandable content elements may be difficult for assistive technologies to parse accurately
  • Tables are incorrectly labelled to assistive technology
  • Issues with the cookie banner when the page is zoomed to 200% on certain screen sizes
  • The status message when allowing or not allowing cookies can not be programatically determined

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 contact us:

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

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 web@jisc.ac.uk.

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

Jisc is committed to making its websites 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 non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Third-party tools

YouTube

We embed YouTube videos on the site. We know there are accessibility issues with this feature. We don't have accessible alternatives and, as we don't control the platform, are unable to make the changes required to improve them. Let us know if you would like an accessible version of any video we put live, we will send it through to you.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

Whenever new features are released they must meet the WCAG 2.1 AA standard. We’re also committed to working on the issues above. We will update this page when issues are fixed.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 5 January 2022

Content modified from the GOV.UK accessibility statement - used through the Open Government Licence v3.0. .