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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

New CBU Research Award to Honour Dr. Margaret Dechman

January 11, 2022

Cape Breton University will honour the late Dr. Margaret Dechman with a new research award bearing her name. The first…

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Best of 2021

December 20, 2021

After making it through 2020 together, we knew 2021 would bring both ups and downs as we continued to navigate…

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CBU and Community United for Black Education Celebrate MOU and $500,000 Donation to support African Nova Scotia Students

December 8, 2021

On Tuesday, December 7, Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Community United for Black Education (CUBE) held a celebration event…

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Helping Students With Food Insecurity: Meet Vincepreet Singh

December 8, 2021

As the CBU Students’ Union (CBUSU) Food Bank Coordinator, Vincepreet Singh welcomes everyone with kindness and loves to help students…

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Events

Meet Your School Librarian – School of Education and Health / School of Nursing

Jan 20, 2022 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Capers Basketball Games

Jan 21, 2022 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Capers Basketball Game

Jan 22, 2022 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bell Let’s Talk Boxed Lunch Fundraiser

Jan 26, 2022 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Capers Basketball Games

Feb 5, 2022 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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CBU 101: Everything University Related (Virtual)

Feb 8, 2022 6:00 pm - Feb 10, 2022 9:00 pm
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Important Dates

January
26

Final date to withdraw from a full-year (six credit) course without academic penalty (financial penalty will apply)

January
26

Last date for students to finalize registration for Winter Term courses they are attending (financial penalty applies for courses dropped after this date)

January
30

Payment deadline for Winter Term fees

February
21

Nova Scotia Heritage Day – CBU closed

February
21

February 21-25 Reading Week (no classes)

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