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Accessibility Statement

The University of Southampton is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

Increasing accessibility and usability

We are actively working towards increasing the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so, to adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Our website endeavours to conform to the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA, W3C World Wide Web Consortium Recommendations as of 10 October, 2008 (http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/) "The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) develops strategies, guidelines, and resources to help make the Web accessible to people with disabilities." (http://www.w3.org/WAI/gettingstarted/Overview.html )

Efforts have been made towards building this site using code compliant with W3C standards. We expect this site to display correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant XHTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.

Whilst the University of Southampton strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for web accessibility, it may not always be possible to ensure ease of use for all those viewing these pages.

Useful resources

There are a number of other resources that may help viewing our web pages:

Contact us about any difficulties

We are continually seeking solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall accessibility. In the meantime, should you experience any difficulty in accessing the University of Southampton website, please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing to web4all@soton.ac.uk.

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