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Accessibility statement

Universities for the North East believe that everyone has a right to access information, whoever they are, and we are committed to ensuring that as many people as possible can access and use this web site.

We have taken care to ensure that this web site is usable with screen readers such as Lynx. Furthermore, in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 Part Four (as amended by the Special Educational Needs Disability Act 2001) and the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, we have made every attempt to ensure that all of the pages within this web site comply with all of the Priority 1 (A) accessibility checkpoints, as defined in the Web Accessibility Initiative's (WAI) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

Access Keys

Access keys enable people to move quickly between different sections and pages of a web site without the use of a mouse. This web site has the following access keys:

UK standard access keys

  • S - Skip navigation
  • 1 - Home page
  • 3 - Site map
  • 4 - Search
  • 6 - Help
  • 8 - Terms and conditions
  • 9 - Feedback
  • 0 - Accessibility

Universities for the North East site specific access keys

The following keys represent the main sections of this web site:

  • A = About us
  • C = Contact
  • L = Links
  • N = News
  • P = Publications
  • V = Activities

Browsers supporting access keys

At the time of writing, the following browsers are known to support access keys:

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Konqueror
  • Mozilla
  • Netscape Navigator
  • Opera
  • Safari

External Links

All external links on this site open in a new browser window. Text links and images which link to external web sites have alternative text which begins with "EXTERNAL LINK: ". In addition, external text links are highlighted with a new window icon.


The text on this web site is scalable, and can be increased and decreased in size. How to do this depends upon which browser you are using. Please consult your browser's help guide for further information.

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