Accessibility statement for the Honorary and Affiliate Management System (HMS)

This accessibility statement applies to the admin part of the HMS.

Using this application

This application is run by The University of Glasgow. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 200% on most screens without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the application using just a keyboard

We’ve also made the application text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this application is

We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:

  • Reports require horizontal scrolling
  • Most older PDF documents aren’t fully accessible to screen reader software

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this application in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 days.

British Sign Language

BSL users can contact us via contactSCOTLAND-BSL, the online British Sign Language interpreting video relay service.

Find out more about BSL assistance: contactSCOTLAND

Reporting accessibility problems with this application

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact us using the details above.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this application’s accessibility

The University of Glasgow is committed to making its applications accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

There aren’t multiple ways to locate a specific screen within the application. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.5 (Multiple Ways).

We plan to introduce a table of contents on the homepage, but don’t yet have a timescale.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 20 October 2020. It was last updated on 8 August 2022.

This website was last tested on 14 January 2020. The test was carried out by IT Services, University of Glasgow. We used the most common paths through the system, as provided by Google Analytics, to decide what to test.

This page was last updated 31 August 2022.