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Accessibility Statement


The National Tertiary Office is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020.

This accessibility statement applies to

Compliance Status

This website is partially compliant with the European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020, due to the non-compliance listed below.

Non-Accessible Content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reason(s):

  • Images: Screen readers are unable to access the alt text for the textual graphic on the homepage
  • Keyboard:
    • Keyboard users are unable to interact with or close the cookies dialog box
    • Not all interactive elements have keyboard focus states
    • For anchor links the keyboard focus does not move with the visual focus of the page
  • Videos: The video does not have an audio description or a text alternative

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was created by in June 2024.

The statement was last reviewed in June 2024.

Feedback and Contact Information

National Tertiary Organisation is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for persons with disabilities. We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website.

If you have a comments or complaint about the accessibility of this website, please email HEA Disability Liaison Officer Liam McCaffery:

If you wish to request particular content in an accessible format please include the following details:

  • Your required format.
  • The content you wish to receive (please include the url of the content)
  • Your name and email address.

We will make all reasonable efforts to fulfil your request.

Enforcement procedure

If you have difficulty accessing information on this site or have suggestions as to how we could improve the accessibility of our site, please contact our Disability Liaison Officer.

The 2020 Regulations state that enforcement procedure is to be “used in the case of unsatisfactory responses to any notification or request sent in accordance with Article 7(4)(c) of the 2020 Regulations.

Section 38 of the Disability Act provides that  a person, or a specified person may make a complaint in writing to the head of a public body if that body is not following the law as outlined in sections 25, 26, 27, 28 or 29 of the Act.

If you are not happy with our response, you can refer your complaint to the

Office of the Ombudsman:

Workplace Relations Commission:

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