Lakehead University

The Arms of the University
were granted by the
Earl Marshal, the Duke of Norfolk,
on June 20, 1959.

The heraldic description is:

Coat Of Arms

"Barry wavy of six Argent and Azure on a Chief Gules in front of a rising Sun issuant from the base of the Chief Or between two Candles enflamed proper each surmounted of an open Book also proper edged and bound Gold a Portcullis chained Sable."


"On a Wreath Or and Azure on Water Barry wavy Argent and Azure in front of a Rock growing therefrom a Pine Tree a Canoe paddled by an Indian Brave and Canadian Trapper."


Ad augusta per angusta
Achievement through effort



See also:
The University:
- History
- The Campus
- University Library
- Communications Technology Resource Centre (CTRC)
- Health Sciences North
- Research Centres, Institutes and Facilities
- Academic Organization
- Co-operative Education

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2006-2007 Calendar version