About our website


We are committed to providing online information and services accessible to all. Our website can easily be adjusted to suit your particular needs.

Accessibility statement

The University’s website accessibility statement is part of guidance that addresses equality of access to University information and services.

Accessibility statement: Our commitment to accessibility

Accessibility policy

The University has a formal policy on website accessibility. The policy states that the University of Edinburgh is committed to ensuring that its websites are accessible to the widest possible audience, including disabled users.

The University is in the process of ensuring all pages comply with the AA standard of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

The University of Edinburgh Web Accessibility Policy

Customising our site

With a few simple steps you can customise the appearance of our website to make it easier to read and navigate.

A-Z list of higher education terms

This glossary includes common abbreviations and acronyms used across the University of Edinburgh website.

Report an accessibility problem

Please get in touch if you are experiencing any problems accessing our information and services online.

Requesting web content in alternative formats

Please note that if you require any content or web related resources such as media, documents or downloads in an alternative format please contact the Website and Communications team on 0131 651 5201 or by email:

Information Services and Accessibility

Information Services (IS) has further information on accessibility including assistive technology, creating accessible documents, and services IS provides for disabled users.

Assistive technology, creating accessible documents, and services IS provides for disabled users



Web accessibility review date

This information was last reviewed in March 2018.