Submitted your dissertation? Reaching the end of final year? Download this HD Virtual Background of the Quad and Recreate the Famous YSJU Selfie!

Every year our students pose in our gorgeous quad for to take the famous ‘YSJU Dissertation Selfie’! Unfortunately, this year, the quad (like everything else) is closed due to Covid-19… But fear not! Download this HD Virtual Background and recreate your end of year selfie from the safety of your own home! 

Download the Image

Right click on the above image and click ‘Save Image As.’ Then save it to your computer. 

Add yourself using Zoom Virtual Backgrounds

The quickest way to add yourself to the image would be to add it to Zoom as a virtual background and take a screenshot.

Add yourself using Photoshop or GIMP

How to add yourself using Photoshop:

How to add yourself using GIMP (free open source photo editing software): 

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