Accessibility Statement for National College of Art and Design

updated 20th May 2024

The National College of Art and Design is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

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. The National College of Art and Design website is currently not conformant with WCAG 2.2 level AA, in accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.2.

We acknowledge that our website does not currently meet all accessibility standards as outlined in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 level AA and we are actively working to address these issues and improve the accessibility of our website for all users.

Please find below the latest areas which we are currently working to improve:

Areas for Improvement Timelines for Improvement
Some elements’ role attribute have an invalid value To be announced
A number of links cannot be distinguished from their surrounding text in a way that does not rely solely on colour To be announced
Not all pages have the language (lang) attribute in their HTML To be announced


1. Some elements’ labels are missing

2. Not all select elements have an accessible name

To be announced
Some input buttons, links, iframes and frames do not have a discernible text To be announced
List elements <li> are not used semantically in all pages To be announced
Not all pages have titles To be announced


1. Figures’ alternate text is missing

2. Tables and their components are not using the appropriate tags

3. Headings’ appropriate tags are missing

4. Forms have invalid names and/or roles and/or states and/or values

5. Document titles may be missing

6. Not all elements are tagged

To be announced


We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility. In the meantime, should you experience any difficulty in accessing the National College of Art and Design website, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

  • Phone: +353 1 6364382 
  • E-mail:
  • Postal address: National College of Art & Design. 100 Thomas St. Dublin 8. Ireland. D08 K521 

We will try to respond to your valuable feedback within 5 business days.

We are committed to regularly reviewing and updating this accessibility statement to reflect the latest status of accessibility improvements on the National College of Art and Design website. This statement was initially created on April 18, 2024 and last reviewed on May 2, 2024. As we continue to make enhancements to enhance accessibility, we will provide updates in this statement to keep our users informed of our progress.