Accessibility Statement

Sport, Fitness & Exercise Academy’s website accessibility statement is part of a formal policy that addresses disability in the broadest sense.

Sport, Fitness & Exercise Academy is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all.

Our commitment to accessible access

We aim to create an environment that enables anyone to participate fully in the mainstream of university life.

Sport, Fitness and Exercise Academy have a formal policy that addresses disability, as defined by the Equality Act 2010, and includes:

mobility and sensory impairments

mental health issues

specific learning difficulties (LD), including the autistic spectrum and Aspergers Syndrome (ASD)

medical conditions which may have an impact on day-to-day activities

Disability policy: Further information

Sport, Fitness & Exercise Academy has several policy documents concerning disability.

Student disability

A draft of the policy can be found in the student induction pack.

The Equality and Diversity Strategy and Action Plan 2019-20

There is also a single equality strategy, for staff and students, to ensure that equality and diversity are guiding principles in our pursuit of academic excellence.

Sport, Fitness & Exercise Academy Web Accessibility Policy

The Academy has a formal policy on website accessibility. The policy states that Sport, Fitness & Exercise Academy is committed to ensuring that its websites are accessible to the widest possible audience, including disabled users.

Website standards compliance

Our website is built using Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), according to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards.

It is designed to comply with our own access standards, in line with recognised best practice.

For example, our website follows the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and the British standard BS 8878 framework for web accessibility.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview

BS 8878: Web accessibility code of practice

Related Links

Equality Act 2010 guidance