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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Cape Breton University Receives Two National Awards from the Canadian Council of Advancement of Education  

June 4, 2021

On May 16 – 19 during the 2021 Canadian Council for Advancement of Education’s (CCAE) Virtual National Conference, Cape Breton University…

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Our Healthcare Heroes

June 3, 2021

Although 2020-2021 has been a challenging year for all, it has also brought to light individuals who are willing to…

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Meet CBU’s Data Champions – The Business Intelligence Unit

June 3, 2021

Data are units of factual information used as a basis for reasoning. Using data in a university setting can significantly…

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Research is on the RISE at Cape Breton University

May 27, 2021

Cape Breton University would like to congratulate the 23 talented researchers who recently received internal funding through Research, Innovation, Scholarship…

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Everything has a beginning. Including tradition.

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Important Dates


Spring session ends   


Classes begin – summer session   


Final grades for all courses ending in June due by 4:00 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office  


Final grades for courses ending in June accessible 


Canada Day – CBU closed   

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