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Oxford University - Wolfson College (England)

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[Flag of Wolfson College] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 February 2019
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Description of the flag

The flag is a banner of arms (ratio 1:1).
Source: https://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/
Coat of Arms:
Shield parted per pale of Gules and Or, on a chevron between three roses two pears all counterchanged with the roses barbed and seeded proper, i.e. Vert and Or.
Motto on white scroll beneath: “HUMANI NIL ALIENUS” suggests a global outlook “Nothing human is alien.”
Meaning:
The college was founded in 1965. The arms echo those of Sir Isaac Wolfson, the founder. The red roses represent Lancaster, where he was from. The pears represent the fruit of labour

Source: John P. Brooke-Little: Oxford University and its Colleges, Oxford 1962(?), available online at https://www.theheraldrysociety.com/articles/oxford-university-and-its-colleges/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfson_College,_Oxford
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 February 2019


Blades

Current
[Blade] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 March 2019
Blade is yellow with a red stripe.

Source: (for current versions): https://www.reddit.com
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 March 2019