OUIndigenous Brand Guidelines
- Use the short form for marketing, promotional and website publications, unless otherwise noted.
- Use acronyms for official documents, names and position titles in both English and French (e.g., “the OUISR Working Group” and not “the OUIndigenous Working Group”).
|Ontario Universities’ Indigenous Student Resources||OUISR||OUIndigenous||Spell out the first instance.|
|Primary Brand Colours||OUIndigenous Red
RGB: 178, 41, 45
CMYK: 21, 97, 90, 12
|Secondary Brand Colours||OUIndigenous Light Orange
RGB: 242, 82, 2
CMYK: 0, 92, 100, 0
RGB: 216, 60, 3
CMYK: 10, 90, 100, 2
The primary typeface for OUIndigenous is Gravity, a font by Vincenzo Vuono. This font allows our brand to match in print and on screen.
If this font is not available in the program you are using, use Arial.
Graphic design may also include 1 of 5 icons created by the Council of Ontario Universities.
- Each icon circle has 21 dots, which represent each of the 21 universities in Ontario.
- The icons may be used on all corporate communications.
- Colours: Pantone 444 for the 21 dots and the inside graphic.
- Sizing: The minimum icon print size is .3 inch
To obtain a full suite of icons, email us.
General Rules of Use
The Ontario universities’ recruitment logos all follow the brand guidelines from the Council of Ontario Universities. Here are some guidelines for the more common uses. For a complete list of rules and restrictions when using an Ontario universities’ logo, email us.
Follow these guidelines when displaying the OUIndigenous logos.
Note: OUIndigenous is available in English only. There are no French logos.
|Stacked (Vertical) Logo||The stacked logo is the one you should use (where possible).|
|Wide Logo (Horizontal)||Wide logos are used on websites and in horizontal designs.|
|Colour Logo – Half Reversed||If the logo will be on a grey background, use the logo with the Ontario Universities’ in white (“half reverse”).|
|Single Colour Logo||If a restriction does not allow use of the full colour logo, use the black or white (reverse) logos. The logo colour you select depends on the background colour it is being displayed on. We recommend choosing the one that creates the greatest contrast from the background colour.|
The 21 dots represent the 21 member universities coming together. The position and colours of the dots must not be altered.
The ideal space around the logo is equal to the “O” in Ontario.
The minimum logo print size is 2 inches in width. The minimum logo digital size is 200 pixels in width.
The logo may not be stretched, sized or changed in any way. It must always be portrayed as is.
Note: Any user has an obligation to ensure that Ontario universities’ recruitment logos are used in accordance with the conditions set out on this page. OUAC Communications and Events must approve all use of the logo. For assistance or to gain approval, email us.
OUIndigenous Logo – EPS [.zip]
OUIndigenous Logo – JPG [.zip]
OUIndigenous Logo – PNG [.zip]
|In the .zip file for each logo format, you will find the stacked and horizontal English logos in full colour. There are no French logos as OUIndigenous is available is English only.
Email us for additional formats.