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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

CBU to Host 22nd Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture Virtually

March 1, 2021

Dr. Claudine Bonner to present A Pier for the Pierless  On Thursday, March 4, 2021, Cape Breton University will host…

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A Calling to Help Others: Meet Lydia McIsaac

February 25, 2021

We are lucky to have people in our community who have a passion for helping others. That passion is what…

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CBDC to Launch Immigrant Loan Pilot Program

February 23, 2021

Coastal Business, a Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) is implementing an Immigrant Loan pilot program designed to provide access to…

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Why I Give: Meet Hilda Tremblett

February 18, 2021

“I give to education because education changed my life.” In 1996, Hilda Tremblett created a memorial award in honor of…

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Events

CBU Information Session: McCall MacBain Scholarships

Mar 2, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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22nd Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture

Mar 4, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Politics of Hope: Building Resilient, Compassionate and Inclusive Communities

Mar 4, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Building Employment Skills for Successful Transitions (BEST) Conference 2021

Mar 6, 2021 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Virtual Information Session with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM)

Mar 11, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Science Atlantic Aquaculture & Fisheries, and Biology (AFB) Conference

Mar 12, 2021 12:00 pm - Mar 14, 2021 12:00 pm
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Important Dates

March
01

Final date to apply for entrance scholarships for Fall 2021

March
02

Registration begins for spring/summer courses 

March
05

Final date to withdraw from a Winter Term (three-credit) course without academic penalty (financial penalty will apply)

April
02

Good Friday (CBU Closed)   

April
05

Easter Monday (CBU Closed)  

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