Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

On Thursday 20th May, we celebrated the tenth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).  The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. We took the opportunity to highlight a number of resources and links, that illustrate good practice …

eCoffee @ SGH: OneWeb and social media

In May’s eCoffee session we welcomed back Ayala Gordon and Jonny Vaughan from the Digital Team, to discuss how we provide simple, accessible, relevant, useful information, not just via university websites but digital services as a whole. In keeping with this approach, Ayala took us through 10-year old Chloe’s questions …

ecoffee @ SGH: Universal Design for Learning

What is Universal Design for Learning? Why does UDL matter? Architect Ron Mace coined the term “universal design” to describe the concept of designing all products and the built environment to be aesthetic and usable to the greatest extent possible by everyone, regardless of their age, ability, or status in …