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University of Sunderland

Client Case Study
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University of Sunderland

The life-changing University of Sunderland has 20,000 students based in campuses on the North East coast, in London and Hong Kong and at its global partnerships with learning institutions in 15 countries. They have a long-established commitment to widening participation, world-leading research, public and private sector collaborations and their track record for providing quality student experiences that result in graduates who are the tomorrow-makers of society and the economy.

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Our Brief

The University of Sunderland takes the view that inclusion for everyone is about inviting, embracing and valuing different people to come to the University and creating an environment and a culture where people feel valued and included. This view and environment start with their websites. Being able to provide accessible information for new people researching the university and for students to access course information at any time.

Recite Me toolbar solution. Audio, styling, reading, translation icons.

Our Solution

To enable thousands of people to access the life-changing University of Sunderland information equally the University now provides accessibility and language support through Recite Me assistive technology.

Recite Me’s Cloud-based web accessibility and language solution - includes text-to-speech functionality, dyslexia software, an interactive dictionary, a translation tool with over 100 languages, and many other features, making the University of Sunderland online content accessible to more people than ever before.

Since its launch in June 2020 (3 months) the toolbar has been launched over 47,500 times. The University was also named University of the Year for Social Inclusion in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Client Testimonial

"We are delighted to collaborate with Recite Me, which is based locally in Gateshead. Recite Me supports each visitor through its assistive technology by providing options so they can use the website in the best way that supports them, and they can then engage fully with the University "

Justine Gillespie, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, University of Sunderland