Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2024

Thursday 16th May 2024 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

See the resources below and take some time during the day
to listen, think, share, learn or do something to support digital access and inclusion.

Abstract image of globe covered with people using laptops.

What is Accessibility?

  • Accessible means something is usable by as many people as possible, regardless of their cognitive, physical or cultural situation.
  • Accessibility will mean many different things to different people.
  • Read more on what is accessibility?

How can I take part?

Workshop: Inclusive design for learning & communication (monthly)

In this online workshop, staff will gain awareness of accessibility issues students face, see practical examples and get simple guides to create accessible documents.

5 steps towards accessible content

Use these simple steps to start your journey in making your content accessible to everyone.

GAAD Escape Room Game

Play our interactive online escape room to learn more about accessibility: try Bath’s accessibility escape room game from last year.

Accessibility viewpoints from Bath

Where can I learn more about Accessibility?

Digital accessibility for learning and teaching

Learn more about digital accessibility for learning and teaching with these short guides.

Accessibility essentials self-paced course for staff

Do you want to learn about accessibility, get useful tips and test your understanding through activities? First enrol and then take part our online introduction to accessibility short course (~1 hour).

Accessibility Networks and Support at the University of Bath

Find out more on the groups, services and advice pages offering support and guidance surrounding accessibility at the University of Bath.