Accessibility for PCs and Macs

Accessibility settings can be customised on university computers.
On Windows computers use ‘Ease of Access’ Illustrative image and on Apple Macs use  ‘Accessibility’. Illustrative image

Moodle accessibility tool

You can customise Moodle display settings through the accessibility tool, which found  in the user menu. Illustrative image
e.g. to set your preferred colours and fonts. Illustrative image

Inspiration 9

Inspiration 9 can be used to create mind maps for assignment planning. Illustrative image

Texthelp Read & Write

This software includes on-screen text to speech, and other tools to help with reading and writing. Illustrative image
Further information is available via the accessibility more info link.


SensusAccess allows automatic conversion of documents into a range of media including audio books, e-books, and digital Braille. Illustrative image
It can also be used to convert inaccessible documents into a more accessible format.
Further information is available via the accessibility more info link.


The University IT Skills team offer support, advice, and training on accessibility software for students, staff, and partners.
Sessions will be advertised throughout the year via email, and also published on the IT Skills online calendar.
To book or request a session please talk to a member of staff at the SIZ, or email

How to access

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