Accessibility

The University of the West of England is committed to inclusivity and accessibility.

Help in making our site look the way you want

See the BBC My web my way guide for advice on getting the most out of accessibility features and assistive technologies for your computer.

Related resources

'Skip to main content' navigation link

At the top of most pages is a link that is spoken by screen-reading software. It is the first link and, when selected, will make reading skip past the rest of the menu items and commence at the beginning of the main page content.

Accessibility Features of Computers

Computers

The Microsoft Accessibility website has information on the accessibility features of Windows operating systems and software applications such as Word.

Apple's accessibility web pages contain information for Apple Macintosh computers.

Accessing Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Files

It is common for files to be made available on the web as PDF files. Adobe's Accessibility web pages give information to improve access for people with disabilities. This includes:

  • downloading the latest Adobe Reader
  • configuring Adobe Reader to work with assistive technology
  • converting PDF files to other formats.

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