University of Manchester

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Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Manchester
Additions : 2004 Victoria University of Manchester, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

Arms (crest) of University of Manchester

Official blazon

Arms: Per fess nebuly enhanced Bleu-celeste and Purpure issuant in chief a Sun in Splendour Or in base three Bees volant proper.
Crest: Upon a Helm Within a Coronet composed of four Roses Purpure barbed Argent seeded and set upon a Circlet Or a demi Lion guardant Or murally crowned Argent holding in the paws a Torch erect Sable enflamed Or.
Motto Cognitio Sapientia Humanitas


The arms were officially granted in 1956 and confirmed in 2004. We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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