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Accessibility statement

​​​​This website is owned and maintained the University of Gloucestershire.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

We also try to make the text as simple as possible to understand.

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

​We are working on a new website for 2021 which aims to be even easier for everyone to access and use.

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • some of our online forms are difficult to navigate using just a keyboard
  • some information is only available in linked files such as Word documents or PDF
  • some older documents are not formatted for screen reader access

We are working to completion the conversion of online documents to accessible formats by Decem​ber 2020, if you need access to a specific document ahead of this, please email

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio or braille:

We will consider your request and reply to you within 5 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the acessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

Enforcement procedure

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).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The University of Gloucestershire is committed to making its website accessible, in a​ccordance 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.​

Help navigating with a keyboard

Our website uses 'Access keys' that act like shortcuts to move around using your keyboard. We use standard Government access keys, here is a list of keys with more information on how to use them below:

  • Skip to main content [s]
  • Homepage [1]
  • Site map [3]
  • Search [4]
  • Help [6]
  • Privacy Policy [8]
  • Contact Us [9]

In Chrome

  • Hold down Alt, press the corresponding number and release Alt

In Safari

  • Hold down Ctrl, then press the corresponding number

In Internet Explorer

  • Hold down Alt, press the corresponding number, release Alt and then press Enter

In Firefox

  • Hold down Shift + Alt, then press the corresponding number

I​n Opera

  • Hold down Shift + Esc to enter 'access key' mode - a list of available access keys will then be displayed, with the access key in brackets, followed by the link title
  • Press the corresponding key to open the link. To close 'access key' mode without opening one of the links, press Shift + Esc again