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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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Celebrating Lunar New Year From Afar: Meet Mandy Nguyen

January 28, 2022

Tuesday, February 1, marks the beginning of Lunar New Year, a festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year…

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New CBU Research Award to Honour Dr. Margaret Dechman

January 11, 2022

Cape Breton University will honour the late Dr. Margaret Dechman with a new research award bearing her name. The first…

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Best of 2021

December 20, 2021

After making it through 2020 together, we knew 2021 would bring both ups and downs as we continued to navigate…

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CBU and Community United for Black Education Celebrate MOU and $500,000 Donation to support African Nova Scotia Students

December 8, 2021

On Tuesday, December 7, Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Community United for Black Education (CUBE) held a celebration event…

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CBU Art Gallery Exhibition: A Table For Two

Jan 28, 2022 10:00 am - Mar 25, 2022 12:00 am
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Capers Basketball Games

Feb 5, 2022 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Scholarship Info Session

Feb 5, 2022 2:00 pm - Jan 27, 2022 3:00 pm
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CBU 101: Everything University Related (Virtual)

Feb 8, 2022 7:00 pm - Feb 10, 2022 8:00 pm
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CBU Women’s Hockey Game

Feb 12, 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CBU Women’s Hockey Game

Feb 13, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Important Dates


Payment deadline for Winter Term fees


Nova Scotia Heritage Day – CBU closed


February 21-25 Reading Week (no classes)


Final date to apply for entrance scholarships for Fall 2022


Registration begins for spring/summer courses

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