Web accessibility

Ensuring access for the widest range of people

Southern Cross University is committed to making its web content more accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities. This includes accommodations for blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, limited movement, speech disabilities, photosensitivity, and combinations of these, and accommodations for learning disabilities and cognitive limitations. We are actively working towards compliance the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0).

What is WCAG 2.0?

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 covers a wide range of recommendations designed to make web content more accessible. Developed through the W3C process, WCAG 2.0’s goal is to provide a shared standard for web content accessibility that meets the needs for individuals, organisations, and governments internationally.

Read more about the web accessibility guidelines

Student support

Help is available for students with a disability and/or medical conditions which may impact on your ability to study. Student Access & Inclusion supports the University’s commitment to an inclusive and culturally safe learning environment. Please contact Student Access & Inclusion for more information.

More Student Equity & Inclusion information

Technical support

Do you need technical support for teaching or research? Technology Services offers a wide range of services to staff and students and can provide you with further assistance and information on resources available. This includes Blackboard support, Audio Visual ‘how to’, organising equipment and more.

Contact the Service Desk for information

Experiencing difficulty with our site

If you are having difficulty accessing any online materials produced by the University because of disability please contact the Marketing team.

To better assist you, please provide the following information:

  • your contact details
  • the location of the page/s you are accessing
  • the operating system and browser version you are using
  • any other software you are using
  • the nature of the problem you are experiencing.

Our team will then arrange to provide you with the information you are seeking in an accessible manner.