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

Back on the World Stage: Coach Fabian McKenzie to Lead Team Canada

August 4, 2021

CBU Women’s Basketball Coach, Fabian McKenzie, has returned to the international stage as he takes on the role of Head…

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Tune In: This is Caper Radio

July 29, 2021

If you’ve walked through the halls at Cape Breton University, you may have noticed music playing through key areas of…

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Avery Gessner and the Great Historical Journey

July 29, 2021

Avery Gessner grew up watching Indiana Jones movies with his father and even during those early childhood moments, he knew…

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Embrace the Challenge: Meet Allison Martell

July 27, 2021

Allison Martell’s CBU story has spanned three decades. As she puts it, it’s older than the campus residence buildings! But…

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Everything has a beginning. Including tradition.

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Events

Free Workshop: Digital Cinema Production with Dr. Michael B. MacDonald

Aug 9, 2021 1:00 pm - Aug 30, 2021 4:00 pm
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International Student Pre-Departure Series Part One: Meet Your International Student Advisors

Aug 16, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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International Student Pre-Departure Series Part Two: keep.meSAFE

Aug 17, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Borrowing for the Books: A Financial Literacy Session

Aug 18, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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International Student Pre-Departure Series Part Three: Meet Our Student Placement Officers

Aug 19, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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International Student Pre-Departure Series Part Four: Housing & Ancillary Services

Aug 24, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Important Dates

September
04

Residence Move-In

September
04

New Student Orientation begins 

September
06

Labour Day – CBU closed (Orientation/Week of Welcome activities continue)

September
07

Calculus Readiness Test at 4:00 pm

September
08

Classes begin

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