University of Victoria
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UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA
Campus/location : Victoria
Arms : Azure an open book proper edged bound and clasped Or, on a chief Argent three martlets Gules
Crest : A dexter cubit arm proper in the hand a torch erect Or enflamed proper irradiated Or and ensigned with a scroll Argent thereon the Hebrew words Azure meaning "Let there be light"
Motto: MULTITUDO SAPIENTIUM SANITAS ORBIS
The arms were officially granted on April 3, 2001.
We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.
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