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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on Canada’s most beautiful island.

News

Archival Research Experience: Meet Ainsley Pelley

July 22, 2022

The Community-Student Research Connections Program (CSRCP) sees Cape Breton University students working alongside organizations to address the business’ project needs.…

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From South Ontario to Cape Breton: Meet Dr. Dylan Reynolds

July 21, 2022

After having lived in South Ontario his entire life, Dr. Dylan Reynolds has made the move to become an Assistant…

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Get to know the CBUSU Executive: 2022/23

July 4, 2022

The most integral part of any educational institute are its students, and the Cape Breton University Students’ Union (CBUSU) is…

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CBU to Engage Seniors in National Research on Dementia Prevention

June 30, 2022

Cape Breton University is taking an important step to support healthy communities as it prepares to open its newest research…

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Events

CBU Pride Snapshots

Aug 11, 2022 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Capers Soccer Game

Sep 10, 2022 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Capers Soccer Game

Sep 11, 2022 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Capers Soccer Game

Sep 24, 2022 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Capers Soccer Game

Sep 25, 2022 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Capers Soccer Game

Oct 6, 2022 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Important Dates

September
03

Residence Move-In

September
03

Orientation Date

September
05

Labour Day- CBU Closed

September
06

Calculus Readiness Test at 4:00 PM

September
07

Classes Begin

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