University of Westminster Accessibility Statement for Legal Advice Clinic

This accessibility statement applies to UoW Legal Advice Clinic 

This website is run by The University of Westminster. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to: 

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts 
  • 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’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand. 

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

How accessible this website is 

We initially conducted a full technical audit on this site and identified 43 WCAG 2.1 failures. We then carried out internal remediation against all issues detected.

Feedback and contact information 

If you need information on this website in a different format such as accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please visit our digital accessibility contact us page for information on how to request this. 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website 

We have tested a sample of pages on the website. If you find an issue we have not yet identified, you can report it to us. We’ll pass this information to the website owner who will review the issue, make sure it is included in our plan to fix issues and add it into the accessibility statement when it is next updated. 

Please visit our digital accessibility contact us page for information on how to report an accessibility problem. 

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 

Find out how to contact us. 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility 

The University of Westminster 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 fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. 

Non-accessible content 


Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations 

We have not identified any areas of the website that are non-compliant with the regulations and are not otherwise covered by exemptions. If you find an issue that we have yet to identify, please contact us using one of the routes described in the ‘Reporting accessibility problems with this website’ section of this statement. 

Disproportionate burden 

At this time, we have made no claims of disproportionate burden. 

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


What we’re doing to improve accessibility 

The University of Westminster will continue to monitor the accessibility of this website, by performing an audit annually or when one of the following are true: 

  • The site including its Theme are updated 
  • New functionality or styles are added 
  • The WCAG releases new standards 

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

This statement was prepared on 29/03/2023 It was last reviewed on 19/05/2023. 

This website was last tested on 19/05/2023 The test was carried out internally by the University of Westminster Digital Accessibility Team using a combination of tools and manual techniques. The following pages were tested in the evaluation: