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CUHK Website Wins Gold at Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme

Prof. Benjamin W. Wah (left), Provost, CUHK, receiving the gold award certificate from Mr. Daniel Lai, Government Chief Information Officer

The University was a recipient of the gold award of the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2013, a joint initiative of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and the Equal Opportunities Commission to encourage website accessibility among organizations in various industries and sectors, and to showcase corporations that have demonstrated outstanding efforts in facilitating access to their websites. The awards presentation ceremony took place at the Central Government Offices on 15 April.

CUHK was represented by the Provost, Prof. Benjamin W. Wah, at the ceremony. Commenting on the award, Professor Wah said, 'The continuous enhancement of our corporate website is one of our priority tasks and the government's recognition will urge us to do more in the way of making our website even more informative and user-friendly.' The gold award, the highest accolade in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme, is presented to organizations which have fulfilled 11 judging criteria on top of the 10 prescribed for the silver award.

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