Canadian Latin College/University Mottoes

When not in English, English-speaking countries’ university mottoes are usually in Latin, reflecting the origin of universities in mediaeval institutions in which Latin was very prominent.

Here are mottos of various colleges and universities in Canada.

 Latin Phrases

tuum est – It Is Yours (UBC Motto)

  University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (UBC): Tuum est “It’s up to you” or “It’s yours” Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada: Sapientia et Doctrina Stabilitas (Wisdom and Knowledge Shall be the Stability of Thy Times) Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Veritas ad Deum ducit – truth leads to God […]