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.

Get a world-class education

on Canada’s most beautiful island.


Meet the CBUSU Women’s Centre Coordinator: Victoria Chapman

November 27, 2020

Over the past two years spent at Cape Breton University, Bachelor of Arts student, Victoria Chapman, has gained a passion…

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Bringing Diwali to Cape Breton Island: Prateek Kumar Yadav

November 13, 2020

Prateek Kumar Yadav knew he wanted to get international exposure while completing his studies. With Canada being number one on…

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Online Tourism Conference to Explore Destination Marketing & Management in a Post-COVID Cape Breton

November 9, 2020

Destination Cape Breton and Cape Breton University’s World Tourism Institute (WTI) are hosting an online conference on Tuesday, November 10,…

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My CBU Story – Curtis Brown

November 6, 2020

Curtis Brown originally had hoped to play soccer for Cape Breton University but due to injury, his team involvement took…

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Week of Welcome: Thrive at CBU

Jan 5, 2021 9:00 am - Jan 9, 2021 5:00 pm
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Important Dates


Last day of classes – Fall Term


In the event of campus closure due to weather or other conditions, December 9 will be used as a class make-up day. If usage is required the class schedule will be determined by the Registrar’s Office.


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Examinations end


Final grades due by 4:00 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office. Grades received after this date will not be processed until January 2021

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