the university of newcastle is committed to ensuring equal access to our web site and online resources.
our new web site has been created in line with web content accessibility guidelines (wcag) 2.0, level aa. some historical pages or resources may not meet these guidelines and we are working to rectify this.
increasing text size
most browsers have a page zoom function that allows users to increase and decrease the size of web pages to suit their individual needs.
page zoom can be activated in a number of ways.
note: apple mac users will need to use the command key instead of the ctrl key.
using the keyboard only
to zoom in hold down the ctrl key and press the '+' key
to zoom out hold down the ctrl key and press the '–' key
to reset the page to normal size hold down the ctrl key and press the '0' key
using a keyboard and mouse
if your mouse has a scroll wheel, you can use that in conjunction with the keyboard to zoom.
to zoom in hold down the ctrl key and at the same time scroll up with the scroll wheel
to zoom out hold down the ctrl key and at the same time scroll down with the scroll wheel
*if these instructions do not work, please refer to your browser's help files.
if you have any difficulty accessing pages or would like to make a suggestion about improving a particular page for accessibility purposes, please email us. we value your feedback.
to help us to help you efficiently, please remember to let us know:
- the web address (url) of the page you are having trouble accessing
- the nature of the problem
- the operating system you are using
- the browser (and version) that you are using