University of British Columbia
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UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Campus/location : Vancouver, BC
Argent three bars wavy Azure, issuant from the base a demi-sun in splendour proper, on a chief Azure an open book proper edged and buckled Or inscribed in letters proper TUUM EST, meaning “It is yours”.
The arms were officially granted on September 23, 1915 (English grant) and again on October 15, 2015 (Canadian grant).
We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.
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