Accessibility for King's web applications
Accessibility statement for King’s College London Website
The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations 2018 came into force on 23 September 2018 and require King’s College London to ensure that all its digital content (websites, intranets, online documents and applications) comply with the WCAG 2.1 AA Accessibility Standards. King’s is required to publish an Accessibility Statement for each digital platform which includes details of content that doesn’t meet the accessibility standards, and how individuals can request an accessible version of this content if required.
King’s College London has convened a college-wide action group to address the accessibility of its digital information and actions are currently being undertaken around:
- Assessing, prioritising and improving the accessibility of the 100+ digital platforms in use at King’s and highest priority is being given to those holding student teaching materials;
- Improving the accessibility of online teaching materials;
- Ensuring all future purchases or development of digital platforms are accessible;
- Ensuring that all future teaching materials being developed and uploaded are accessible.
Accessibility Statements are available for:
- King's main website
- King's Intranet (internal access needed)
- King's Maths School
- King's Venues
- King's Blogs service
- Echo 360
- Business World (internal access needed)
- Mahara (King's ePortfolio Service)
- Mercury 4
- Turnitin (Feedback Studio)
- Report and Support
- Scientia ES3
- Resource Booker
The following digital platforms have been assessed as having the highest impact on users and their accessibility statements are being prioritised:
- Azure (Authentication)
- Invigilator Bookings
- Syllabus Plus – WRB
Applications used by King's
In many cases King's uses 3rd applications to manage content and these will have their own specific statements. These statements are hosted and maintained by the vendors and as such the links below link away from the King's website.
- Contensis - The main university Content Management System. Accessibility statement on the current Contensis version hosted by Zengenti.
- Siteimprove - Accessibility statement produced by Siteimprove
Each platform’s Accessibility Statement will contain information for the user in relation to a contact point for an accessible format of specific inaccessible parts. This will vary depend upon the owners of each platforms and its content within King's College London.
If you have any accessibility concerns about any digital platform at King's, please contact the King’s Equality, Diversity and inclusion Team on firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying the platform concerned and their specific accessibility requirements.
Contact Diversity and Inclusion
For more information or assistance please contact Diversity & Inclusion