Website accessibility statement inline with Public Sector Body (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018

This accessibility statement applies to tutorialbooking.com.

This application / website is run by The University of Edinburgh.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Allow font type, size, and colour contrast to be amended
  • Zoom in and out with the site remaining usable
  • 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.

Customising the website

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:

AbilityNet - My Computer My Way

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:

Additional information on how to customise our website appearance.

If you are a member of University staff or a student, you can use the free SensusAccess accessible document conversion service:

Information on SensusAccess.

How accessible this website is

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

  • It is not possible to use a keyboard to access all the content
  • Some form inputs do not have labels
  • In some cases, table headers (th) are empty
  • Pages do not always have a level-one heading
  • Some pages don’t have one main landmark
  • The captcha used for registration is not accessible to all types of user. To request to register please email the team at ltw-apps-dev@ed.ac.uk

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:

We shall consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days.

British Sign Language service

British Sign Language Scotland 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.

British Sign Language Scotland service details

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 are not meeting accessibility requirements:

British Sign Language service

British Sign Language Scotland 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.

British Sign Language Scotland service details

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 please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) directly.

Contact details for the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

The government has produced information on how to report accessibility issues:

Reporting an accessibility problem on a public sector website

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The University of Edinburgh is committed to making its application / 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 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

The full guidelines are available at:

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1

Non Accessible Content

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

Noncompliance with the accessibility regulations

The following items do not comply with the WCAG 2.1 AA success criteria

We will continue to address accessibility issues in our websites.

By the end of November 2021, we plan to make significant improvements to address the outstanding issues, and for any new issues brought about by the updated WCAG standards.

Disproportionate burden

We are not currently claiming that any accessibility problems would be a disproportionate burden to fix.

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

At this time, we do not believe that any content is outside the scope of the accessibility regulations.

What we're doing to improve accessibility

We will be reviewing the site and accessibility statement annually.

We are working to identify issues in our web estate, including remaining accessibility issues, framework upgrades and security.

As part of this we will allocate time and resource to addressing the remaining accessibility issues.

We are working as a team, and as part of the University, to increase awareness of accessibility and what our responsibilities are.

While we are in the process of resolving these accessibility issues, or where we are unable, we will ensure reasonable adjustments are in place to make sure no user is disadvantaged. As changes are made, we will continue to review accessibility and retest the accessibility of this website.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 17/12/2020. It was last reviewed on 25/03/2021.

This website was last tested on 18/02/2021. The test was carried out by the Digital Learning and Media Team. The tests were carried out using Firefox, Chrome and Edge browsers.

This involved manual testing of a number of sample pages.

Our testing included using keyboard only navigation, magnification, reflow and VoiceOver screen reader.

We also ran axe and wave automated tests on a number of sample pages.

We focused on issues within the key user journeys.


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