Providing an accessible website

Intoduction To Accessibility

City College Southampton is committed to providing websites which are accessible. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to ensure that our websites and applications are accessible to all our users and have an ongoing programme of making useful updates and improvements.

If you have an accessibility problem or suggestion that we have not covered, please contact us on:
Tel: 023 8048 4848
Fax: 023 8057 7473

The City College Southampton website has been developed to best practice coding conventions corresponding with guidelines stipulated by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) and successfully XHTML 1.0 transitional valid.

Changing Text Sizes

You can change the text size on this application to make it either larger or smaller via your browser settings. Some browsers will allow you to magnify the whole page.

To change the text size, follow the instructions below:

Internet Explorer
• Click 'View' to open the View menu or press 'Alt' and 'V'
• Select the 'Text Size' option or select by pressing 'X'
• Choose your preferred text size using your mouse or use the up and down arrow keys
• Click to select the text size or press 'Enter'
• The text size should change to reflect your choice

• Click 'View' to open the View menu
• Select the 'Text Size' option
• Select 'Increase' or 'Decrease'
• The text on our site should change to reflect your choice

• Click 'View' to open the View menu
• Click on 'Make Text Bigger' or 'Make Text Smaller'
Or to use the keyboard shortcuts:
• Select 'cmd' and '+' (plus) or 'Apple' and '-' (minus)

• Click 'View' to open the View menu
• Click on 'Zoom In' or 'Zoom Out'
Or to use the keyboard shortcuts:
• Select 'cmd' and '+' (plus) or 'Apple' and '-' (minus)


The following browsers have been tested for compatibility:

• Internet Explorer (Windows)
• Firefox (Windows and Mac)
• Safari (Mac)
• Chrome (Mac)

We recommend that you upgrade your web browser to one which fully supports web standards.


A sitemap is available to the user for quick page access.

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