Information Services Division


Creating accessible social media content

12 December 2023, 10:00 am–11:00 am

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Creating social media content that is accessible takes little effort and ensures that what you post and create will be engaging and easy to consume for all.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students






Digital Skills Development

In this session, run by the Digital Accessibility team at UCL, you will build a checklist for planning and publishing social media content that covers: image creation, writing in plain English, checking colour contrast, emoji use, writing alternative text, and how to adapt to inaccessible platforms.

Whether you're in need of a refresher or a complete novice, this session will give you the tools to create accessible social media content across all the platforms you use.


By the end of the course you will:

  • Be confident in creating accessible social media content
  • Know how to overcome the problems that inaccessible platforms can present
  • Write succinct and descriptive alternative text
  • Know the benefits of writing in plain English

Further information:

UCL Accessible Social Media Guidelines.

Digital Accessibility Services.