Cover Photos and Banners

Whilst it is best to use a logo for a social media Avatar, cover images and banners can be photos. They should be good quality photos that showcase your department or service area, or inspire students to study at UC.

Facebook Cover Photos

  • Dimensions: 851 x 315 pixels
  • File format: JPG (or PNG if logo/text)
  • File size: less than 100 kb
  • Displays at: 851 x 315 px (desktop) and 640 x 360 px (smartphones)
Facebook Cover Image Specs Facebook Cover Image Example

YouTube Cover Photos

  • Dimensions: 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • File format: JPG, GIF, BMP or PNG (no animated GIFs)
  • File size: max 2 MB
  • Will be resized to suit a range of different screen sizes. Find out more
YouTube Cover Example

Twitter Banners

  • Dimensions: 1500 x 500 pixels
  • File format: JPG, GIF or PNG
Twitter Cover Example

LinkedIn

  • Dimensions: 646 x 220 pixels
  • File format: PNG, JPEG or GIF
  • File size: max 2 MB
LinkedIn Banner

Newsletter Banners (Mail Chimp etc.)

  • Maximum width: 600 pixels (to fit the preview-pane of many email clients)

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