Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to the service at The website was published on 29.2.2024. The accessibility statement was prepared on March 11, 2024.

The accessibility of the service has been evaluated by the website provider.

Current accessibility status

Vaasan Opiskelijasäätiö’s web service does not fully meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA-level criteria in all aspects. Some of the issues are related to third-party developed add-ons. We are still working on improving the service.

Issues identified

1. Perceivable

Alternative texts are missing for property images. Heading levels on some pages do not follow the hierarchy. The cookie settings table lacks header labels. In some test cases, font size is defined using CSS with an absolute unit value, which may affect text enlargement in certain browsers.


Unmet accessibility requirements

  • 1.1.1 Non-text content (A)
  • 1.3.1 Info and relationships (A)
  • 1.4.4 Resize text (AA)

2. Operable

Property images lack clear alternative texts. PDF forms are not navigable using keyboard and screen readers. Cookie settings cannot be fully accessed via keyboard.

Unmet accessibility requirements

  • 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)
  • 2.4.4 Link purpose (in context) (A)

3. Understandable

Unmet accessibility requirements

4. Robust

Property image icons lack accessible names.

Unmet accessibility requirements

  • 4.1.2 Name, role, value (A)

Accessibility Feedback

Did you notice an accessibility issua on our digital service? Please let us know and we will do our best to fix it.

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Supervisory authority

If you notice accessibility issues on the website, please provide feedback to us, the site administrators, first. Our response may take up to 14 days. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive or do not receive a response at all within two weeks, you can file a report with the Etelä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto (Southern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency). On the agency’s website, you will find detailed instructions on how to submit a report and how the matter will be handled.

Contact information for the supervisory authority

Etelä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto (Southern Finland Regional State Administrative Agency)
Accessibility Supervision Unit
Email: saavutettavuus(at)
Phone: +358 295 016 000