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Web Accessibility Statement

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies follows guidelines on accessibility set out by the W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium). The W3C WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) produces accessibility guidelines that are an internationally recognised benchmark of accessibility. In designing this site, we have applied all appropriate WAI Priority 1 and Priority 2 criteria of the WAI’s web content accessibility guidelines.


Accessibility Viewing Preferences

You are able to view this website in a variety of different styles. To change your viewing preference, choose from the icons in the list at the top right-hand corner of this page:

A+  Large Text

A    Normal/Default style

A-     Small Text

Please note that JavaScript must be enabled to access the above styles. If JavaScript is disabled you can resize text using your browser:

  • For Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox, select Text size from the View menu or hold the Control key and use the scroll wheel on your mouse. Alternatively, you can hold the Control key and the + or – sign to increase or decrease text.
  • If you are using another browser, please refer to your browser help to learn how to resize text.

This website is also optimised for printing as well as handheld devices. Simply print the page using your browsers PRINT option and the page will print out to fit the width of the paper.

Current Technologies

The website uses W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) technologies, wherever possible. Pages validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional and CSS2, ensuring that they work with a wide variety of browsers. The site also makes use of the following non-W3C technology:

Portable Document Format (PDF): Certain documents on this site are available only in this format, which requires you to download and install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software.

If you cannot access the information in any PDF document please contact the Webmaster.

Our Promise

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies is committed to making its website accessible to all people, regardless of ability. It will continue to closely monitor developments and changes in WAI guidelines and general website best practice. If you feel that this website could be easier to use, or you have difficulty accessing any information or find that any part of the site is not accessible, please contact the Webmaster.