Edith Cowan University is committed to making our webpages meet accepted web accessibility standards.
We have a commitment to providing accessible web content on the main ECU website that complies with the W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 AA (Priority 2). Our webpages have been constructed in accordance with these guidelines in order to be accessible to a variety of people, including those using assisted technology.
Accessibility features present within the ECU Website (http://www.ecu.edu.au) and ECU Intranet (http://intranet.ecu.edu.au) include:
- Ability to change text sizes (available on the 'Website preferences' webpage)
- Ability to select a high contrast, or no style page designs (available on the 'Website preferences' webpage); and
- Dedicated print friendly styles
The following additional features are present on all pages, although they may not be immediately obvious if you aren't specifically looking for them.
Skip links / HTML Access Keys
The following 'skip links' are present within our webpage templates
- Skip to main content (HTML Access Key = 2)
This will jump your browser to our main content section within the webpage.
- Skip to global navigation (HTML Access Key = 3)
This will jump your browser to our main global navigation links, commonly located across the top of our webpages.
- Skip to local section navigation (HTML Access Key = 4)
This will jump your browser to the left-hand navigation menu located within a webpage section.
- Skip to supplemental navigation (HTML Access Key = 5)
This will jump your browser to the footer located on the bottom of our webpages.
The ECU Website and ECU Intranet are keyboard navigable. This is commonly referred to as 'tabbing'. If you 'tab' through our webpages you will see an additional toolbar appear at the top of the webpage. This will allow you to access the 'Skip links' above and enables you to 'tab' into specific areas.