This website has been built from the ground up with accessibility in mind. We have taken all steps possible to make sure this website is accessible to all. Pages within the website are valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional and the Style Sheets used conform to CSS 2.0.


Text Size

If you find the text on this site is too small, you can change it easily in your browser settings. Simply follow the instructions below based on the browser you are using.If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to the View menu, select Text Size and then either Larger or Largest. Alternatively, if you are using Internet Explorer 7 use the zoom function at the bottom right of the browser window.If you use Mozilla Firefox, go to the View menu, select Text Size and then click Increase. Repeat to continue increasing the text size.If you use Netscape Navigator, go to the View menu and choose Increase Font until the text is the size you require.



The Communications Department are committed to exploring new technologies and finding solutions for our members with differing accessibility requirements. If you or another member are having issues accessing any CWU materials, please contact your branch in the first instance or email for a transcript.

To add closed captions on Facebook videos, please follow the instructions here.

To add closed captions on YouTube videos, please follow the instructions here.

Twitter is rolling out captions and we will keep an eye on developments. This is the latest information and some users may be able to access captions now.

Auto Captions on Facebook Live

Auto Captions from The CWU on Vimeo


Useful accessibility tools:

Web Captioner: Real-time captioning.

Google Live Transcribe: Android app that transcribes speech in real time: