Browsers supported

The digital communications team is committed to making the University website and web applications as usable as possible, irrespective ofbrowser or platform (see theaccessibility policy for more details). The team uses a baseline of browsers to actively support and test against.


Generally, the digital pattern library supports the current and previous major desktop releases of 

The latest version of Opera should also work as it shares the same core as Chrome.

Careful attention is given to the managed desktop builds created by the IT Services desktops team. In these instances, older browsers may need to be supported in the short term. Depending on browser, updates take place between every 14 days and twice a year, but the majority are updated at least every three months.


The digital pattern library is tested on the following current mobile releases of:



What "support" means

Support does not mean that every browser will display exactly the same thing. There are many variables (device, operating system, browser, screen size, etc.) that influence how a web page is displayed. 

The digital communications team's priorities are availability and accessibility.