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Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Southampton

Coat of arms (crest) of University of Southampton

Official blazon

Arms: Argent, a hart trippant gules; on a chief azure an open book proper, edged and bound Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A dragon rampant Or supporting a staff proper, flying therefrom to the sinister a flag per fesse argent and gules charged with three roses counterchanged [two and one] barbed and seeded also proper.
Motto: Strenuis ardua cedunt


The arms were officially granted on March 1, 1948 to the then Hartley University College.

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