This site provides resources to help make your digital content accessible. It’s for anything you put online – whether it be a web page, document or video.
There are thousands of people in the University of Leeds community with a disability. Following this guidance helps them, and the millions around the world with a disability, to access your content.
Being digitally accessible means removing barriers from digital environments, such as websites and apps, that can hinder and exclude people with disabilities.
Just like other public sector bodies, the University has needed to meet specific accessibility regulations since 2018.
Use these resources to make your content easier to access for everyone whether you’re making a web page from scratch, reviewing a document, or fixing problems with existing content.
Much of the advice on this site can be applied to making learning materials and education-related web pages more accessible. For direct advice on using digital education systems, the Digital Education Systems Help site provides advice on using a range of tools, such as Minerva, PebblePad, Turnitin and much more.
This site uses the University of Leeds default WordPress theme. As of winter 2021, this is in the process of being updated to be more accessible. As such, you may notice some accessibility issues with this content. We anticipate these will be fixed within the next few months.