Please use the links below to jump to the content you wish to read:

    Navigation Menus


    Main Navigation

    This is the horizontal navigation that sits at the top of the page. This can be used to jump to the section of the website you wish to visit. To help you navigate each section, you will find a separate navigation to the left of the page.

    Section Navigation

    The section navigation can be found at the left of the page. For the majority of the pages this is true, except on the Home Page and the handful of pages that do not require further navigation.

    Other Navigation Tools



    A breadcrumb is provided to help users understand where they are in the web site and also be able to trace their steps back.

    Site Map

    We have included a site map to help you access all our pages.

    Skipping the Navigation

    For those visitors who may benefit, we have provided a ‘skip to content' link at the top of each page. Please use this to skip the navigation menus on the page and jump straight to the page content.

    Browser Compatibility


    This site has been designed to display in the following browsers under the stated operating systems:


    Internet Explorer 7 and 8

    Firefox 2 and later

    Apple Mac:


    Usability of this Site


    The Higher Education Academy website offers the following usability and accessibility features to help our visitors:

    Return to the home page

    To return to the homepage of the website, please click on the Higher Education Academy logo in the top left of the page.

    Increasing the text size

    The majority of this website has been designed to be legible at larger font sizes.

    Modern browsers allow you to change the size of the text should you want to. To do this, hold down the Control Button and press + or - to increase or decrease text size respectively. For browsers where this does not work, please refer to the browser's help documentation.

    Portable Document Format (PDF)


    Adobe offer a free online conversion tool that will convert Adobe PDF files to text or a HTML page for more information please go to the Online Conversions tools page of the Adobe website

    Further Reading


    Take a visit to the BBC's My Web My Way site to find out other accessibility options available to you.

    Sending us Feedback


    If you would like to draw our attention to any issues you are experiencing or any improvements you would like to see, please use use our contact us form.