We welcome who you are. We embrace who you want to become.

As a student today, you’re living a vibrant, dynamic and exciting life, and at Cape Breton University (CBU) that’s exactly what we want for you. Here, you will be inspired, encouraged and supported, allowing you to excel in both your academic and personal journeys alongside our community of more than 5,000 hardworking students.

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News

Scholarship Success: Meet Sasha Young

June 7, 2022

Riverview graduate, Sasha Young, will be joining Cape Breton University in September and says she can’t wait to experience the…

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Easier Path for LPNs to become Registered Nurses

June 7, 2022

Originally published by the Province of Nova Scotia on June 7, 2022.  More licensed practical nurses (LPNs) can now further…

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CBU Announces Dr. John P. Nadeau as New Dean of Shannon School of Business

June 7, 2022

Cape Breton University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John P. Nadeau as the new Dean of CBU’s…

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CBU to Host National Human Rights Conference and Confer Honorary Degree on Canada’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Bob Rae

May 30, 2022

From Wednesday, June 1, to Friday, June 3, 2022, Cape Breton University will host the Canadian Association for the Prevention…

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Events

Drop-in Pfizer Vaccine Clinic

Jun 29, 2022 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Virtual Registration Support Session

Jun 30, 2022 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Virtual Registration Support Session

Jul 7, 2022 5:30 pm - Jul 14, 2022 6:30 pm
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Art Exhibit: Laura Kenney

Jul 8, 2022 12:00 am - Sep 9, 2022 5:00 pm
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Virtual Registration Support Session

Jul 14, 2022 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Virtual Registration Support Session

Jul 21, 2022 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Important Dates

June
30

Final Grades For 8 Week May Start Courses (Ending on June 24) Due by 4:00 p.m. In The Registrar’s Office

July
01

Canada Day – CBU closed

July
04

Final Grades For 8 Week May Start Courses Accessible

July
04

Final date to withdraw from a 12 Week May Start course without academic penalty (financial penalty will apply). This is for courses that commenced on Monday May 2, 2022

July
20

Final date to withdraw from a 6 Week June Start course without academic penalty (financial penalty will apply). This is for courses that commenced on Monday June 20, 2022

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