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Symbolics

герб НУХТ

 

The Coat of Arms of the National University of Food Technologies is a French shield of blue color, inscribed in a golden decorative cartouche, in the heart of which there is the emblem of the University which corresponds to the philosophy of the educational institution.

On both sides of the shield there are shield-holders that are allegoric figures. To the right of the shield there is placed the figure of Mercury (Hermes), Cod of husbandry, trade, technology (technical equipment). To the left of the shield there is the figure of Demeter - Goddess of fertility, agriculture and welfare. They symbolize the basic principles of the University. Heraldic shield is topped with the words "NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF FOOD TECHNOLOGIES" and the symbolic "heraldic crown" of oak leaves (a symbol of mature strength, courage, valor) and a wheat ear (a symbol of fertility, prosperity, vitality). At the foot of heraldic shield there is located a motto ribbon with an inscription in Latin:"FIDES, TRADITUS, HONOR" (faith, tradition, honor). Under the motto ribbon there is placed a wreath of oak leaves and wheat ear – the symbols which coincide with the symbols of "heraldic crown".

Oleg Kravchenko, a member of Ukrainian Union of Designers, academician of the Ukrainian Academy of heraldry, trademark and logo.

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THE FLAG OF THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF FOOD TECHNOLOGIES reproduces primary colors of the University emblem.

The FLAG has a rectangular shape with an aspect ratio as 2:3 – the famous golden ratio. The upper band of the flag is yellow (golden) and the lower one is red. Yellow (golden) color symbolizes richness, purity, justice, power; it corresponds to the color of a ripe ear – one of the major components of food technologies. The red band of the flag is a symbol of generosity, sustainability, vitality, love, wisdom, enlightenment. Both bands are equal and they match the colors of the University emblem.

In the center of the cloth from its spear edge to the right free edge there is a blue stripe, its width is 1/12 the length of the flag. The color of the stripe symbolizes spirituality, grandeur and purity (of the sky). On the top and in the bottom the blue stripe is outlined with white stripes (which symbolize purity and justice), the thickness of each one is 1/12 the width of the blue band.

In the geometric center of the flag there is a French shield of blue color, inscribed in a golden decorative cartouche, in the heart of which there is the emblem of the University which corresponds to the philosophy of the educational institution.

The symbolism of the colors of the flag is the same as of the University emblem and is based on the laws of vexillology.

логотип НУХТ

 

The Emblem of the University corresponds to the philosophy of the educational institution. The emblem is a composition, the main element of which is a gear of yellow (golden) color symbolizing industry and the relation of the institution to the development of technological equipment. At the top of the gear there is a small coat of arms of Ukraine – TRIDENT of yellow (golden) color on a blue shield, symbolizing the relation of the University to a national status. In the center of the gear on a blue background (blue color has long been considered as the color of spirituality, grandeur and heaven purity) there is an open book in white, symbolizing education, science, knowledge which are the source of wealth and abundance. Against the background of the book on the left there is a yellow (golden) torch with yellow (golden) and red flame. It symbolizes vitality, wisdom, strength of knowledge, education – "Torch of knowledge". To the right of the torch against the book the retort is depicted, the upper part of it is white and the bottom one is red. The retort is outlined with a blue line of equal thickness and symbolizes chemical processes used in food technologies. To the right of the book there is depicted an ear of yellow (golden) color which symbolizes the basis of vitality, welfare and relation to production technologies of food industry.