This page is only relevant to pages that use our corporate templates and display a link to this page.
In accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 Part Four (as amended by Special Educational Needs Disability Act 2001) and the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, LSBU is actively working towards improving accessibility and usability standards for its websites. The University improves accessibility through implementing valid, semantic and well-formed HTML and CSS code for its corporate templates.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 became a World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendation on 11 December 2008. The purpose of the guidelines is to make web content more accessible. London South Bank University (LSBU) supports and encourages widening participation and social inclusion, and web pages and services which use this web template comply with a wide range of guidelines in WCAG 2.0. We aim to make our web content accessible to people with a wide range of disabilities and are working towards further compliance with WCAG 2.0. By improving access to people with disabilities we also aim to improve the usability of our website for users in general.
Our latest web templates include the following features to improve accessibility and usability:
- Text is sized relatively to allow text scaling for visually impaired users.
- Logical HTML headers allow screen reader users to skip between page content easily by moving between headings.
- Links are written to define their target, so will make sense when read out of context.
- All meaningful images have been assigned alternative text; if for some reason you cannot see the images you will still be provided information on what the image is showing.
- 'Breadcrumb navigation' is used to provide location information within the website's information architecture and can be used an as additional navigation tool.
- CSS is used to style page content - separating presentation from content - enabling users to access content using their own CSS.
- Older browsers that do not implement CSS correctly will still display content and function correctly.
To ensure our videos can be enjoyed by as many people as possible, we provide captioning for videos which appear on pages using the corporate web template.
To turn captioning on and off, and to translate captions into a language of your choice, use the captions button in the tools menu which you can access from the button on the far right of the video player menu bar.
Videos published on LSBU's YouTube channel also include captions which can be turned on and off.
If you experience any problems turning captions on in Internet Explorer 7, please refresh your page then try to turn captions on again.
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It is possible that some of our older pages on some of our microsites may not conform to recent standards and guidelines. The Web Team is working with web administrators across the University to ensure that old web pages are rebuilt using the new template and future web pages adopt the corporate template. Where this is not appropriate, for example when websites are developed in partnership with external organisations, the Web Team is providing support and advice concerning accessibility.
We have done our very best to ensure that our pages work well for any user and on a wide range of devices, including browsers on mobile phones. However it is impossible to predict and therefore test for every possible problem. If you experience accessibility problems while viewing our websites, please contact the Web Team and we will do our very best to resolve the problem for you or provide you with additional methods to obtain the information your require.
The Web Team
London South Bank Technopark
90 London Road
London SE1 6LN
Tel: 020 7815 6037
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