Category: Information

How to use this site

about the site This site collects in one place a list of the accessibility statements for City digital platforms and services for staff and students. If you can’t find an accessibility statement that you require or have difficulty accessing our sites, please contact our IT services team, to do this you can call 020 7040 8181 or…Continue Reading How to use this site

What are we doing at City?

City, University of London is starting to produce accessibility statements for its websites as required by the UK Government regulations. You can find links to these statements on this blog site, and also in some cases, linked from the actual website itself. City’s website, www.city.ac.uk has an accessibility statement that is accessed from the foot of…Continue Reading What are we doing at City?

WCAG Conformance

The UK Government accessibility requirements say that services must achieve WCAG 2.1 level AA or higher to be compliant with the law. WCAG, or Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, are a set of internationally recognised set of recommendations for improving web accessibility. More on understanding WCAG There are three layers of conformance – A, AA and…Continue Reading WCAG Conformance

Did you know?

New regulations came into force for public sector bodies on 23 September 2018. They say that websites and mobile apps must be made more accessible by making them ‘perceivable, operable, understandable and robust’. The full name of the regulations is the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. The regulations…Continue Reading Did you know?