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The School of Advanced Study, University of London, aims to make its facilities and resources as fully accessible as possible.

If you are experiencing difficulty viewing or obtaining information from this website, please email its manager to request alternative formats. 

Accessibility features

This site has been developed to ensure that its content is available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features. 

  • The pages on this website are printer-friendly.
  • This site uses a CSS. For optimal viewing, we recommend that you use a browser with CSS2 support. Even If your browser or browsing device does not support style sheets, the content of each page should still be readable.
  • All text uses relative font sizes so text can be enlarged or reduced using the text size options available in visual browsers.
  • All informational images contain an ALT tag and decorative images are either relegated to the CSS document or have a null ALT attribute.

Changing the text size from your browser
If you wish to increase the size of fonts on this (and other) sites, use the following instructions for popular web browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 5.x and above: select View | Text Size from the browser's menu bar. You can also select Tools | Internet Options | Accessibility | Ignore fonts.
  • Netscape 4.x: select View | Increase or Decrease Font from the browser's menu bar or press the Control key and the [ key together
  • Opera: press the + or - (minus) key on your number pad.

Conformance to industry standards

Standards compliance is an integral part of creating functional and accessible websites. 

  • This site complies as far as possible with the recognised Web content accessibility standards set by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative and CAST.
  • We aspire to ensure that all pages are level A compliant, which means that no users should find it impossible to access their content. The majority of check points meet level AA.

Downloading files

You may need to use plug-in applications to access or download some files on this site. 

  • Documents followed with [PDF] are in PDF (Portable Document Format). Before you can read them you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded free from the Adobe website.
  • Documents followed with [Word] are in DOC format (Microsoft Word) and can be opened with Microsoft Word viewer.
  • Documents followed with [PPT] are in PPT (Microsoft PowerPoint) and can be opened with Microsoft PowerPoint viewer.
  • E-mail addresses will open in your email client.