Accessibility Statement for

This website is run by Salomé Voegelin and Mark Peter Wright, University of the Arts London (UAL). This accessibility statement applies to

This website is live in an archived form for reference. It was last updated in January 2020.

We commit to ensuring this website is as accessible as possible and we want as many people as possible to be able to use it. This means that you should be able to:

· access the website regardless of the device and browser you are using

· 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 have also tried to make the website text as easy to understand as possible although we recognise we have more work to do on this.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is:

We know that some parts of the website are not accessible:

· our images do not yet all have image descriptions

.  documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

· archived video content is missing captions and sub-titles

· some of our online forms are difficult to navigate using just a keyboard

· you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in an alternative, more accessible format please contact Mark Peter Wright on

Please include details of the content you need and the required format or the service you are trying to access.

We aim to provide you with an initial response within five working days and will provide clear information about how we will deal with your request.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this archived website. If you find problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: Mark Peter Wright on

We aim to provide you with an initial response within two working days and will provide clear information about how we will deal with your enquiry or complaint.

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).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

For information about contacting us by phone or to arrange a visit to our offices please visit the Contact Us page.

More information about accessing our buildings is available from AccessAble. 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

UAL 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 not compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. The ‘non-compliances and exemptions’ listed below.

Non-accessible content

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

· Some images may not have alternative (alt) text descriptions while other decorative and spacer images may not have null alternative text. This fails WCAG Success Criterion 1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A). We plan to add alt text to all of our images before June 2022.

· None of the documents published on our website before 23 September 2018 are accessible. We are not required to make these documents accessible as they are not needed for active administrative processes.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will be re-designing and re-platforming the site in early 2022. As part of that re-design we will work with and specialist accessibility organisation to ensure that the designs we create meet the WCAG 2.1 AA guideline. We also plan to user test the new designs with disabled users and use their feedback to make improvements to the final design.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 1 September 2020.

This website was last tested on 24 November 2021.

We used the following automated accessibility tools, assistive technology and manual testing methods to test a sample of pages of our website. These included:

· Siteimprove Accessibility Checker

The selection of pages we tested were:

· The homepage