Exeter College is committed to giving access to as many people as possible, and
to help achieve this, the site has been built to comply with internationally accepted
For complete accessibility advice please visit the BBC accessibility pages 'My web my way'.
You can change the colours for the web by specifying your own colours for your web browser. Click here to visit the BBC page 'I can't see very well' and:
You can adjust the text size in your browser very easily and you can view the BBC guides to adjust your text size here.
- Valid HTML. Our
website content has been written using valid HTML5.
- Accessibility. The College site complies with WCAG 2.0 AA standards.
- Style sheets have been used in order to separate the content from the presentation.
The content is still readable if style sheets are turned off or unavailable.
Alternative text for images. All content images on the site use the alternative
text attribute (often called alt text). This allows the image to be understood by
text only browsers and assistive technologies such as screen readers. Images used
for decorative purposes only have been kept to a minimum and when used they have
been given an empty alt attribute. This means screenreaders will ignore these images
- Plain English. The site is free of jargon using plain, simple English.
Sentences are kept short using simple, everyday English.
- Search box. There is a search box on pages that allow you
to search the Exeter College website and its courses.
- Site Map. If you are having
trouble finding anything on the site there is a full site map available from here.
- Breadcrumb trail. A breadcrumb trail has been provided to
show you the path from the homepage to where you are in the site. This is available
once inside the main sections of the site.
- ‘Skip to main content’ link. A ‘Skip to main content’ link has been
provided on most pages as an aid to screenreader users. This link bypasses the banner
and main navigation links going directly to the main content of the page. The link
is invisible to graphical browsers but is usable to screenreaders.
- The Exeter
College logo at the top left hand corner of each page is a direct link to the homepage.
Links. Every care has been taken to ensure links make sense out of context. Title
attributes have also been used where appropriate to provide further information
about the target of the link. You will also be warned if clicking on a link will
open a file or web page in a new browser window. The warning will either be in the
link itself, the text immediately following the link, or in the title attribute.
The pages have been tested using various browsers to ensure that the information
contained within the site is accessible to a range of different browsers.
We do however recommend, that to get the best experience from your visit to our
throughout the site, so in order to get the best experience you should
If you have any problems accessing the site please inform us so that the problem
can be rectified. Any other comments relating to the website are also welcome, so
please get in touch with any comments you may have.
Free Accessibility Tools - MyStudyBar
MyStudyBar includes a range of application to support the complete study cycle
but which can also support browsing and accessing the internet
- T-Bar for customising font and colour backgrounds
- Lingoes for when you need a talking dictionary
- LetMeType for help with text input
- Balabolka for converting text to audio
- Speech-to-text app which allows you to talk to your computer
Click here to visit the MyStudyBar
website for more information and to download
Exeter College does not endorse MyStudyBar. We cannot offer technical
support or be held responsible for faults caused as a result of using the