Accessibility Statement for

This statement applies to content published on the subdomain It does not apply to content on:  


This website is run by Jisc. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to: 

  • Change colours, contrast levels and fonts 
  • Zoom in up to 400% without problems 
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard 
  • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software 
  • Use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver) 

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. 

How accessible is this website 

We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible: 

  • Some pages have poor text colour contrast. 
  • Text alternatives are not always provided for non-text content. 
  • Elements of the page (links) do not always have a clear purpose. 

How to request content in an accessible format 

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille please email We’ll consider your request and get back to you. 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website 

If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please contact 

Enforcement procedure 

If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) 

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’). 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility 

Jisc is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. 

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below. 

Non-accessible content 

The content listed below non-accessible for the following reasons. 

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations 

  1. Some images on this site do not have alternative text. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.1.1 (Non-text Content). 
  2. Some links do not have a discernible name. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2 (Name, Role, Value) and success criterion 2.4.4 (Link Purpose (In Context)). 
  3. Some background and foreground colours do not have a sufficient colour ratio. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.3 (Contrast (Minimum)). 
  4. Some links are empty. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.4 (Link Purpose (In Context)). 
  5. Some id attributes are not unique. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.1 (Parsing).

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations: third-party tools 

Twitter widget

We show a preview of our Twitter feed within this WordPress blog and this is not fully accessible as some links do not have discernible text and sometimes the colour contrast is not sufficient.

How we tested this website 

We use the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level A and level AA to test how accessible is. 

This website was tested internally using a sample of pages on 25/07/2023 through manual testing and using automated testing tools. 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility 

Whenever new features are released they go through our internal quality assurance checks and must meet WCAG 2.1 AA. We will be assessing this WordPress blog in order to make it more accessible.

This statement was prepared on 25th July 2023.  

Content modified from the GOV.UK accessibility statement - used through the Open Government Licence v3.0