Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to the the Active Lives website (

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

  • View the website on different screen sizes
  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • Navigate the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate the website using speech recognition software
  • Listen to the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website 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 website is

This website should be fully accessible to all users, including those using keyboard navigation, screen readers and voice-to-text technology.

For those that require a brief summary of the most important information provided by Active Lives, you can download the content for each section by clicking on the links below:

Getting Active

Breaks From Sitting

Strength And Balance

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website 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 7 days (or less).

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us at

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (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 website’s accessibility

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

Compliance status

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 05/04/2022. It was last reviewed on 

This website was last tested on 05/04/2022. The test was carried out by the Active Lives team.

All website pages were tested using the Google Lighthouse Accessibility Tool, with all pages achieving a score of 100. In addition to this the website was checked against the WCAG AA checklist compiled Yale University (available HERE) to ensure that all criteria were met.