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This website is run by The Data Lab, University of Edinburgh. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this application. For example, that means the website:
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. This is an external site with suggestions to make your computer more accessible:
With a few simple steps you can customise the appearance of our website using your browser settings to make it easier to read and navigate:
If you are a member of University staff or a student, you can use the free SensusAccess accessible document conversion service:
We believe that this website is fully accessible.
If you need information on this website in a different format, including accessible PDF, large print, audio recording or braille, please contact us using the details below. We’ll try and respond as quickly as possible but this will be no more than 5 working days.
We are 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 contact:
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days.
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 please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) directly:
The government has produced information on how to report accessibility issues:
British Sign Language service
contactSCOTLAND-BSL runs a service for British Sign Language users and all of Scotland’s public bodies using video relay. This enables sign language users to contact public bodies and vice versa. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
contactSCOTLAND-BSL service details
AccessAble for information on accessibility at Bayes Centre. Among other accessibility facilities, we have:
• automatic front doors and lifts
• level access
• an Assistive listening / hearing enhancement system at Reception
• an accessible, gender neutral toilet
The University of Edinburgh is committed to making its websites and applications accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standard.
The full guidelines are available at:
We are not currently claiming that any accessibility problems would be a disproportionate burden to fix.
We will be working to ensure that accessibility standards are maintained for this website. As changes are made, we will continue to review accessibility and retest the accessibility of this website.
This statement was prepared on 21 November 2020. It was last reviewed on 14 December 2020. This website was last tested in December 2020. The test was carried out by the Marketing and Communications team. Automated testing using Little Forest, and also using WAVE WebAim was undertaken and a site wide manual inspection was carried out.