The UoM brand colour has been updated as of 2018. This is a different blue than previously used.
If you are producing collateral such as banners, building signage, hoarding, vinyl or require specific paint colour details, please contact the Brand team for guidance.
Please note, there is a web-specific colour palette available for web designers, and anyone designing a new website should follow the Digital Brand Guidelines.
The University's primary brand colour is UoM Blue.
100 / 75 / 2 / 18
9 / 65 / 131
Digital HEX colour
Please note CYMK should be used for print and RGB for web/digital
Supporting Colour Palette
This colour palette was updated on 07/03/2019.
Please check back for updates prior to using the colour palette.
The University’s carefully chosen supporting colour palette allows design flexibility whilst still maintaining a coordinated approach to the University's brand.
Please don’t vary from this colour palette - you may only select from the colours outlined in the guidelines. Colours are not specific to users, areas or activities.
Note: When working with the colour palette, please ensure you use the same colour code as the colour mode eg CMYK or RGB. Colours have been selected to provide the optimum outcome within each colour mode and may not directly translate from one mode to the other.
CYMK should be used for print and RGB for web/digital.
Selecting complementary colours
The colour wheel outlines how to select complementary colours from the palette for tables and charts - you may also apply the colour wheel to your designs.
CMYK: 0 / 0 / 0 / 100
CMYK: 15 / 5 / 1 / 41
CMYK: 84 / 11 / 27 / 6
CMYK: 64 / 0 / 20 / 0
CMYK: 72 / 0 / 63 / 0
CMYK: 49 / 0 / 38 / 0
CMYK: 74 / 44 / 0 / 0
CMYK: 30 /10 / 0 / 0
CMYK: 6 / 37 / 65 / 0
CMYK: 0 / 22 / 44 / 0
CMYK: 0 / 70 / 71 / 0
CMYK: 0 / 50 / 50 / 0
CMYK: 50 / 0 / 68 / 0
CMYK: 21 / 0 / 52 / 0
CMYK: 64 / 45 / 0 / 0
CMYK: 37 / 21 / 0 / 0
CMYK: 0 / 58 / 36 / 0
CMYK: 0 / 34 / 20 / 0
Guidelines provide advice on using the colour palette appropriately, including:
- Tints, two-tone images and layer effects.
- Use of colour across infographics and illustrations.
- Examples of appropriate and inappropriate use of colour.
Heads up! Please use the Contents page hyperlinks to jump to the relevant section of the guidelines.