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ACCESSIBILITY

We hope that you’re enjoying using the features of the Year of Engineering website and are not experiencing any problems. If you are having some difficulty viewing the site, you can contact us here or there are some things you can do to make it easier.

You can change the settings of your browser to better suit your needs and use specially provided keyboard shortcuts in case you find it hard to use a mouse.

There are a number of keyboard shortcuts, or access keys, to help site users as detailed below.

When contacting us please provide the following information:

  • Alt + S Skip navigation
  • Alt + 1 Home page
  • Alt + 3 Sitemap
  • Alt + 4 Search
  • Alt + 8 Terms and conditions
  • Alt + 0 Access keys information

The keyboard shortcuts are intended to help users who have difficulty in using a mouse. This web site uses the UK Government access key system.

Note: please keep in mind that there can be variations on how to enter the access keys depending on the browser you're using. Firefox, for example, uses the combination Alt + Shift + Number

Windows

Press the ’Alt’ key and the relevant access key:

  • If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer version 10 or Mozilla, then press ’Ctrl’ and the relevant number/letter at the same time.
  • If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer version 10 then press ’Ctrl’ and the relevant number/letter, then press the ’Enter’ key.

Machintosh

Press the 'Ctrl’ key and the relevant access key.

Linux

Press the 'Ctrl’ key and the relevant access key.

Supported assistive software

Year of Engineering conforms to the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, level AA standards for accessibility and is compatible with most standard assistive software, including the screen readers NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA)a and JAWS.

Get help

AbilityNet provides guidance about how to: