The award-winning Careers Service is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities. We provide an accessible and inclusive service to our students and graduates.
- A portable induction loop system is available in the reception area.
- Coloured overlay transparency sheets are available for students with dyslexia.
- Student PCs are equipped with large screen monitors.
- Computer desks are at varied heights for easier accessibility.
- Assistive software is installed on student PCs – Supernova and JAWS.
- 1-1 sessions for d/Deaf and disabled clients can be organised if required.
- Opportunities specifically for disabled students are advertised throughout the website.
- Our diversity and equality page covers information about equal rights in the workplace.
The tick symbol
The tick symbol (✔) is used by the Careers Service to highlight information and/or events of particular relevance to d/Deaf or disabled students and graduates.
Access to resources
If you need hard copy materials in alternative formats or any other adjustments in order to access our resources, we will make every effort to accommodate you. Please contact us or visit the Careers Service and speak with our reception staff.
The Careers Service is committed to making our website accessible to all users.
Ordered heading elements have been used to convey the structure of each web page.
H1 – Newcastle University
H2 – Careers Service
H3 – Page title (e.g. Finding work experience)
H4, H5 and H6 tags are used hierarchically for sub-headings.
- A simple and consistent navigation menu has been implemented across the site.
- Breadcrumbs have been used to increase user awareness of the location of each web page within the site structure.
- Each web page includes access to the site search facility, the site map and a homepage link.
All link text has been written in an informative and meaningful way, so as to make sense out of context.
- Content images include descriptive ALT and title attributes.
- Decorative images include null ALT attributes.
Our site has been tested for compatibility with the latest versions of the following browsers:
- Internet Explorer
- Google Chrome
- Layout and design of our site is supported by the use of cascading style sheets (CSS).
- Content remains accessible if style sheets are not supported or have been disabled.
- All written content is in text format and may be altered in size either through browser functionality or additional specialist software, without loss of quality.
Our on campus events are held in accessible venues. If you have any questions or specific requirements please contact us or visit the Careers Service and speak with our reception staff.
For external events, enquiries relating to access provision and facilities should be directed to the host venue.