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.

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on Canada’s most beautiful island.


Stephanie MacQuarrie To Participate in Youth “Let’s Talk Science Challenge”

May 25, 2020

Looking for a fun, educational project to work on at home with your kids? Join Stephanie MacQuarrie this Wednesday, May…

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A Second Home at CBU: Sanamdeep Kaur

May 20, 2020

Bachelor of Health Sciences Alumna, Sanamdeep Kaur, recently became the first woman in her family to graduate from a Canadian…

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Development of Rapid COVID-19 Detection System based on Surface Acoustic Wave Technology Platform

May 19, 2020

This press release was written by Research Nova Scotia. “Our goal is to develop a point-of-care rapid COVID-19 virus detection…

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On the Front Lines: CBU Alumna Natalie MacSween

May 15, 2020

Cape Breton University is proud to have Alumni working on the front lines to keep our community safe. Natalie MacSween…

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Virtual Open House

May 29, 2020 10:00 am - May 30, 2020 4:00 pm
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Successful Interviewing Online Workshop

May 29, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Important Dates


Last day of classes for three-credit May courses.


Payment deadline for Spring/Summer fees.


Final grades for three-credit courses ending in May due by 4:00 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office.


Classes begin for three-credit June courses.


Final grades for three-credit May courses accessible.

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