Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to the Study Skills Website.

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

  • zoom in up to 400% 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

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

  • Site menu is not accessible using only a keyboard
  • Search button is not identified using a keyboard

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:

  • Email the Library Services team at for help or information on accessing the website
  • We will consider your request and get back to you in two 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: the Library Services team at

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

The University of Worcester 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 non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

The mobile menu button and mobile search submit button are empty in mobile view. This doesn’t meet WCAG 2.1 success criteria 1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A) and 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A).

The Home page has low contrast web links and low contrast text headings. This doesn’t meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA).

We are identifying solutions and plan to update the site by September 2023.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 18 February 2021. It was last reviewed on 9 September 2022.

This website was last tested on 9 September 2022. The test was carried out by the TEL Unit.

We tested each page of the website, using the supported desktop Google Chrome web browser.