Accessibility

Accessibility Support and Advice

Our IT Service provide accessibility and disability support and advice about assistive technology, and staff and student facilities on campus.

We are committed to making our website and the material provided on it as accessible as possible.

If you have problems accessing information on our website please contact webmaster@ncl.ac.uk

Changing text size

You can change text size settings via your browser.

  • Internet Explorer: Click on the View menu and select Text Size.
  • Firefox: Click on the View menu and select Zoom, then Zoom in or out.
  • Windows: Zoom the page using Ctrl + and Ctlr -
  • Mac: Zoom the page using Command + and Command -

See how to change your fonts (BBC MyWeb MyWay) for other browsers and more detailed instructions.

Keyboard navigation and access keys

If you use the keyboard to move around web pages you can use the following shortcut keys on the main body of our site:

Access KeyFunction
1
home page
2
skip to content
3
site map
4
Search

These access keys are used slightly differently depending on your browser:

  • Internet Explorer: press the ALT key, the number of the access key, release both keys then press enter
    eg to skip to content press alt and 2 together, release both keys and then press enter
  • Firefox Users: press shift + Alt + Access Key

Changing colours

You can adjust your browser settings to use your preferred foreground and background colours.

See how to change text and background colours (BBC MyWeb MyWay)