Accessibility on this website
We have tried to ensure that this website is as accessible as possible. If you are having a problem please contact us, and we will do our best to help. You can also contact us by telephone, 0131 228 9441 and Textphone (18001) 0131 228 9441.
If you prefer to browse with a simpler layout or prefer higher contrast between text and background please try our 'high contrast' link near the top of the each page.
Changing the preferences on your Web browser may help to make the site easier to use. It is possible to change text size and colour as well as background colours by making changes in the preferences or options section of your browser. The exact details of how to do this will be different for each type of browser so experimentation may be the order of the day.
The BBC has a very good page that covers a range of issues related to customising the setting of your web browser to make pages more accessible.
- The BBC web accessibility page.
- Lois Wakeman changing browser preferences.
- Eastern Illinois University: changing preferences in Internet Explorer.
- Eastern Illinois University: changing preferences in Netscape.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
We aim to meet WCAG version 1.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) Conformance Level "AA", which means that all Priority 2 checkpoints will be met. We also aim to meet most of the Priority 3 checkpoints. The full list of checkpoints for the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 1.0 can be found at www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT/.
Limitations of this site
Within the scope of the WCAG AA standards we are not aware of any accessibility issues with this site though we would welcome your feedback if you are finding it difficult to access any of the content.
This statement was last updated on: July 2011.