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Accessibility Statement

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Cambridge Black Medics Society Website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.



We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the Cambridge Black Medics Society Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on the website by :


We try to respond to feedback within 3 - 5 business days.


  • All relevant images such as the ones of the committee include alt text

  • There are no videos or gifs yet on the website, but if ever we include videos, descriptions shall be included​

  • Accessibility such as noise levels, light usage, access breaks, and distance shall be considered in CBMS events


Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the CBMS website , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below by the contact methods above. Known limitations:

  1. Colours Used: Some of the colours used in the website may be hard to see for some - we've tried to implement a colour contrast ratio of 4.5:1 for all text.

This access statement is up to date as of 22/08/2022

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