Using this website 

This website is run by Arts Connect. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to: 

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen 
  • navigate the website using just a keyboard 
  • navigate the website using speech recognition software 
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader 
  • access alternative text for all images 
  • access subtitled versions of all Arts Connect video content.   

AbilityNet { https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/} has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. 

How accessible is Arts Connect’s website? 

  • Most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software. 

Feedback and contact information 

If you need information about this website or this accessibility statement in a different format, please: 

Email: artsconnectwm@wlv.ac.uk 

Write to: 

Arts Connect  

Wolverhampton School of Art
University of Wolverhampton
Wulfruna Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1LY 

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days. 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website 

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of the Arts Connect website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact artsconnectwm@wlv.ac.uk 

Enforcement procedure 

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 have contacted us about an accessibility issue relating to our online content and you are not happy with the outcome of your complaint, you can contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS). 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility 

Arts Connect is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. 

Compliance Status   

The Arts Connect website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version (WCAG) 2.1 AA standard; the non-compliances are listed below. We are working on outstanding issues to be fully compliant by April 2024.   

  • Some of our older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software. 

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/952/regulation/4/made 

Some of the Arts Connect website may contain such content. 

We are working to ensure that PDFs published by Arts Connect will meet accessibility standards or will have an alternative version that can be accessed via our website. 

Please contact artsconnectwm@wlv.ac.uk if you are unable to access this information. 

Third party content 

The Arts Connect Website links to other resources and information that are third-party products, that may also contain third-party content that we are not able to control or develop and therefore have no responsibility for. 

If you find any of our Arts Connect content hard to access, then please contact artsconnectwm@wlv.ac.uk 

How we tested this website 

This website was last tested in October 2022. The test was carried out by GRIN.