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The Arms and Motto for the University of Waterloo, as first adopted in October 1961, and as officially granted in August 1987 by the Lord Lyon King of Arms, are described as follows:

Or, on a chevron Sable between three lions rampant Gules a Chevronel Argent. Above the Shield is placed an Helm suitable to an Incorporation (VIDELICET: – a Salade Proper lined Gules) with a Mantling Sable doubled Or, and on a Wreath of the Liveries is set for Crest between two maple branches in saltire a trillium displayed and leaved all Proper, and in an Escrol over the same this Motto "CONCORDIA CUM VERITATE" – In Harmony with Truth.


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