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 nearly 5,500 hardworking students.

Get a world-class education

on Canada’s most beautiful island.


CBU and CBUFA Reach Tentative Agreement

November 15, 2019

Cape Breton University and the Cape Breton University Faculty Association are pleased to jointly announce that a tentative collective agreement…

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Back With a Vengeance: Meet Charlie Waters

November 13, 2019

Meet our friend from across the pond and striker for the Capers Men’s Soccer Team, Charlie Waters. Charlie is a…

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Alumnus, Leader and Entrepreneur: Meet Nagy Abdou

November 12, 2019

If the name Nagy Abdou sounds familiar to you, don’t be surprised. Since arriving at CBU in 2017 from Cairo…

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Alliyah Rowe named U SPORTS Rookie of the Year and CAPERS named to Top Teams

November 7, 2019

As the CAPERS Men’s and Women’s soccer teams prepare to take to the pitch for the 2019 National USPORTS Championships,…

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Everything has a beginning. Including tradition.

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CBU Leaders Edge Conference

Nov 22, 2019 5:00 pm - Nov 23, 2019 7:00 pm
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CBU Night at the Nest

Nov 23, 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CBU vs SMU Basketball

Jan 4, 2020 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CBU vs UPEI Basketball

Jan 18, 2020 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CBU vs St. FX Basketball

Feb 1, 2020 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CBU vs Acadia Basketball

Feb 15, 2020 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Important Dates


Last day of classes- Fall term.


Examinations begin.


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 2020.


Fall grades accessible.

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