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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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News

Passing Knowledge to the Next Generation: Meet Jacqueline Willis

September 28, 2021

For Jacqueline Willis, CBU’s Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation (MEd-SCI) allowed her to deepen her knowledge of…

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Cape Breton University to Confer Honorary Degrees on Four Members of the Cape Breton Highlanders during 150th Anniversary Celebration

September 27, 2021

On Friday, October 1, Cape Breton University will confer the degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, on four long-serving members of the Cape Breton Highlanders…

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CBU Researchers Recognized with President’s Awards in Research

September 27, 2021

Cape Breton University President and Vice-Chancellor, David C. Dingwall, is pleased to announce the recipients of the President’s Awards in…

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Never Giving Up On Her Dream: Meet Sherry Morgan

September 22, 2021

When Glace Bay’s Sherry Morgan sets her mind to something, she sees it through because she never gives up. Sherry’s…

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Events

Open Art: Every Wednesday

Sep 29, 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation Service

Sep 29, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Deadline for Original Play Proposals (One Act Play Submissions)

Sep 30, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Turkey Trot

Oct 6, 2021 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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MBA Information Session (Weekend Courses at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)

Oct 7, 2021 3:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Employment Information Session With J.D. Irving, IT Division

Oct 7, 2021 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Important Dates

September
30

Deadline for payment of Fall Term fees

September
30

Final date to opt out of the Students’ Union health plan

September
30

30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – CBU Closed

October
01

Treaty Day

October
11

Thanksgiving Day – CBU Closed

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