BEAR Accessibility

Accessibility Statement

This statement applies to

This statement does not apply to content on other subdomains (for example, and nor does it apply to any other GitLab installations.

The website is managed by Advanced Research Computing at the University of Birmingham. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

How accessible is the website

We believe that the website is accessible and the GitLab developers are committed to making the website accessibile.

How to request content in an accessible format

If you need information on the website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please email

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

Reporting accessibility problems with the website

If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, contact us.

Enforcement procedure

If you are unhappy with the response you have received from the University about your accessibility-related issue, you can make a complaint to the University by emailing

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 the websites’ accessibility

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

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

Non-accessible content

We are not aware of any non-accessible content on the website.

Disproportionate burden

There are no accessibility problems on the website that we wish to claim would be a disproportionate burden to fix.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

This statement applies to the website content. We have excluded content provided within individual GitLab projects and repositories from the scope of the accessibility regulations.

PDFs and other documents

No content on the website is provided as PDFs or other document formats.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was first prepared on 18 September 2020. It was last updated on 22 September 2020.