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Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Brighton and Hove

Arms of University of Sussex

Official blazon

Arms: Argent, on a chevron per pale azure and gules six martlets Or, between in chief two Saxon- crowns and in base a dolphin naiant sable.
Crest: On a wreath argent and gules, Two dolphins embowed, heads downwards, enfiled by a Saxon crown Or.
Supporters: On either side a pelican in her piety proper standing upon a book gules, edged Or, each supporting a staff also proper, that on the dexter flying a banner of the second charged with a lion passant guardant gold dimidiating the hull of an ancient ship argent, and that on the sinister flying a banner of the second charged with a stag's head caboshed silver.
Motto: Be still and know.


The arms were officially granted on March 15, 1962.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. If you have any information on these arms of Sussex mail us !

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