International Students House has created its website with the aim of making it accessible to the widest range of users, regardless of disability or the device they use to view it.
We have worked with out web builders to endeavor to make this site suitable for people with:
- low vision
- colour blindness
- mobility impairments
- learning difficulties
- deafness or hardness of hearing
- autistic spectrum disorders.
If you have any difficulty using our site or wish to give us any feedback, please contact us.
Our website complies with the Web Accessibility Initiative’s (WAI) web content accessibility guidelines 2.0, as required under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). We are ‘double A’ compliant*.
Our site displays correctly in current browsers and, by using standards compliant with HTML/CSS code, any future browsers; devices should also display it correctly.
Changing text size
PC: Hold down the Ctrl and + key to increase text size. Hold down the Ctrl and – key to decrease text size.
Mac: Hold down the Command and + key to increase text size. Hold down the Command and – key to decrease text size.
The same options can be found in the browser menu: Page > Text size or View > Zoom.
If you wish to increase the text only and avoid zooming all the page elements, select View or Page > Zoom > Zoom text only (Firefox 3 and Safari 4 only).
Increasing colour contrast
You can change to a simplified layout of our site with different colour contrast options. You will find links at the bottom of this page to set these options. Once you have set these options you can reset the page by clicking the links that will appear at the top of every page.
Other ways we support accessibility on our site
- "Skip Navigation" link at the start of every menu
- All content is marked up using the correctly structured HTML
- Images contain descriptive 'alt text'
- We aim for all our content to be written clearly and simply