School of Computer Science

Accessibility Statement

At the University of Birmingham, School of Computer Science we want to ensure that as many people as possible can use our website, and we are working to improve our digital services.

This accessibility statement covers this website We are in the process of moving our web content to which is following the roadmap detailed in the main University statement to achieve the recommended government standard for web accessibility (WCAG 2.1 AA).

We are aware that we do not meet compliance in the following ways:

  • Most older PDF and Word documents aren't fully accessible to screen reader software
  • Embedded YouTube videos aren't fully accessible to screen reader software
  • The colour contrast on some page elements is insufficient to be easily discernible for all users
  • Alternative text is not always applied consistently throughout the site
  • The line height or spacing of text cannot be modified by the user
  • Our videos and live video streams do not have captions

If you have a disability, AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use.

If there is any content you are unable to access please contact us at and we will endeavour to get the information to you in a more accessible format.

If you find any problems that aren't listed or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements, please email

If you are unhappy with the response you have received from the School of Computer Science about your accessibility-related issue, you can make a complaint to the University by emailing

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the 'accessibility regulations'). If you're not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).