the university of oxford is committed to providing an accessible web presence that gives members of the public and members of the university community full access to university information, courses and activities offered publicly through the web. our 平等政策 outlines our commitment to a culture which ‘maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected’.
in order to ensure that all of our visitors can use our website, these pages aim to meet level-aa standard of wcag 2.1。其中包括以下元素：
alt text for all images and providing non-visual alternatives where appropriate
all essential audiovisual information is captioned, described as necessary or provided in alternative formats
content can be navigated with just a keyboard or speech recognition tools
content is structured, ordered and labelled appropriately
guidance is available for editors and moderators of this site to help them 保持无障碍标准.
能力网 has advice on making your devices easier to use if you have a disability. in addition, major operating systems produce the following guidance:
we are aware that some parts of our website are not fully accessible. these include:
some pdf documents aren’t fully accessible to screen reader software
although all audio on videos is captioned, some multimedia content doesn’t yet have audio or text description
you cannot always modify the line height or spacing of text
we are working to address areas where our accessibility needs improvement. please see 'technical information' below and our 已知问题页面 更多细节。
的 accessible resources acquisition and creation unit (aracu), who are part of the bodleian libraries, offer alternative formats for pages on this website for students referred by the disability advisory services. they produce materials in electronic text (rtf document fully structured and with xml tags for navigation) and daisy 2.02 human voice audio. both products can be sent out physically (dvd) or via file transfer. they can also produce braille documents. please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 讨论您的要求。
if you have any further questions about content or wish to discuss provision of an alternative format, please contact the webmaster at email@example.com.
if you have any questions or concerns about this statement 或者 accessibility of any of our webpages, please contact the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).
if you’d like more information about accessibility and resources for students, staff and visitors in oxford more generally, please visit our 平等与多样性页面.
if you’re looking for information on building accessibility, please try the 访问指南 或者 大学的互动地图.
technical information about this website’s accessibility
the university of oxford is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the public sector bodies (websites and mobile applications) (no. 2) accessibility regulations 2018. as part of this commitment, we are required to publish known issues with our website.
the websites we cover (see ‘how we tested this website’) are partially compliant with the Web内容辅助功能指南2.1版 aa standard, due to the non-compliances listed on our 已知问题页面.
we want our website to offer the best experience possible for all of our users. in addition to our plan to fix known issues, we continue to work on website content and structure. we are working with our suppliers to fix issues and think about future developments. we are also updating the ways in which we provide training and best practice to those working on our website.
this statement was prepared on 20 september 2019. it was last reviewed on 2 december 2020.
this website was last tested over a number of weeks leading up to 15 september 2020. the test was carried out internally, using a quality assurance tool across all pages as well as a manual check of a substantial and carefully chosen sample of pages and content types. we continue to review the site on a monthly basis to check new content.
the university of oxford’s web estate consists of many related sub-sites with the ox.ac.uk domain, including various divisions and departments, museums and libraries, administrative sites and more. accessibility statements for such sub-sites will be found locally on each site.