Accessibility Statement

The UCL-Japan Youth Challenge Committee Office JAPAN AT UK LIMITED is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for as many people as possible. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

 

This Accessibility Statement was last updated on 14th May 2021.

 

On our website, https://www.ucl-japan-youth-challenge.com (our website), you should be able to:

 

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts;

 

  • increase text size and zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen;

 

  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard;

 

  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software; and

 

  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader.

 

You can use the One Click Accessibility plugin to make changes to the website and make it more accessible for you. You can find the One Click Accessibility plugin at the top right-hand corner of the page.

 

We have also made our website text as simple as possible to understand.

 

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability, whihc is available at https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk.

 

Conformance status

 

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities (https://www.w3.org/WAI/standards-guidelines/wcag/). It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Our website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

 

Feedback

 

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of our website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on our website via our Contact page, which is available at https://www.ucl-japan-youth-challenge.com/contact-us/, or by sending an email to ujyc [at] japanatuk [dot] com.

 

We try to respond to feedback within seven business days.

 

Technical specifications

 

Accessibility of our website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

 

  • HTML

 

  • CSS

 

  • JavaScript

 

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

 

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