University of Natal

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Country: South Africa
Campus/location : Durban, Pietermaritzburg


Official blazon


  • Wapen: In silwer, twee swart-wildebeeste van natuurlike kleur in volle ren, paalsgewys geplaas; op 'n rooi skildhoof, tussen twee oop boeke van natuurlike kleur, goud gesnee en silwer gebind, 'n vyfpuntige goue ster; die geheel binne-in 'n skildsoom, ook goud.
  • Helmteken: 'n Silwer arend met uitgespreide vleuels, met 'n groen eikekrans om die hals, staande tussen twee rug kruis. Wrong en dekklede: Silwer en rooi.
  • Wapenspreuk: STELLA AURORAE


  • Arms: Argent, two black wildebeest in full course in pale, proper; on a chief Gules between two open books proper, edged Or, bound Argent, a mullet Or; all within a bordure of the last.
  • Crest: An eagle, wings elevated and addorsed Argent, gorged with a wreath of oak Vert, standing between two assegais crossed over its back in saltire proper. Wreath and mantling: Argent and Gules.


The arms were officially granted on June 19, 1989.

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

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