Web Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for University of York Students’ Union

The website is run by The University of York Students’ Union. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Change colors, contrast levels and font type, size, and color

  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen

  • Listen to most of the website using a screen reader

  • Access most of the website content through a translator tool


How accessible this website is

We know some parts of the website are not yet fully accessible:

  • Some images contain text that remains unreadable by a translator or screen reader. However we do always include an image alt.

  • Some older PFS documents may not be fully accessible to a screen reader software.

  • Some of our online components are difficult to visually navigate using just a keyboard.


What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, audio recording or braille, please contact our helpdesk team via either of the below

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01904 32 3724

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 7 days.


Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page, or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please email [email protected].


Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The University of York Students’ Union is committed to making its website 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.


How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 03/12/2019. The test was carried out by The University of York Students’ Union.


What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We plan to improve the accessibility of this website by providing solutions and changes to the above issues listed as not fully accessible. We intend to review the accessibility of this website by September 2020.


Futher help: Guides using our Accessibility Toolbar

Overview of the Recite Me Assistive Technology Toolbar:

Styling options provided by the toolbar:

Reading support provided by the toolbar:

Translation features provided by the toolbar:


This statement was prepared on 03/12/2019. It was last updated on 01/06/2020.