Accessibility statement for www.susu.org

This accessibility statement applies to www.susu.org, the official website of the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU)

This website is run by the 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 colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

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.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille then please get in contact with us

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 14 working days.

If you cannot view the map on our find us page, please contact us for directions

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 contact us

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 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.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

We are currently working on these issues, or will resolve them when content is replaced

Audio Description

Audio description is not provided for all prerecorded video content.

Due to a disproportionate burden, we are unable to meet 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) for all content that we produce, however we can provide this on-demand or an alternative format if you contact us

Disproportionate Burden

We believe the below issues would be a disproportionate burden to fix at this time. As and when the relevant content is updated we will endeavour to resolve these issues

Audio Description

Audio description is not provided for all prerecorded video content.

Due to a disproportionate burden, we are unable to meet 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) for all content that we produce, however we can provide this on-demand or an alternative format if you contact us

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

This section covers issues with our website that we do not need to fix right now, and have been granted exemptions by law

PDFs and other documents

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Live Video

We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 01 January 2020. It was last reviewed on 31 July 2020.

This website was last tested on 31 July 2020. The test was carried out internally