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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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CBU to Host Communities Building Hope Conference

October 14, 2021

On October 28-29, 2021, Cape Breton University will host the first CBU anti-poverty conference, featuring the launch of the inaugural…

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Pursuing His Soccer Dreams On The East Coast: Meet Kairo Coore

October 13, 2021

This year, Kairo Coore is hoping to win the AUS Championship and a national title with the Capers Men’s Soccer…

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Translating health research into action in Cape Breton

October 12, 2021

Cape Breton University and Nova Scotia Health’s Eastern Zone are working together to turn academic research into action. Two members…

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Back and Ready to Compete: Meet Rebecca Lambke

October 5, 2021

After a long time apart during the pandemic, Rebecca Lambke says when she saw her teammates again it was as…

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Everything has a beginning. Including tradition.

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Mi’kmaq History Month: Kairos Blanket Exercise

Oct 20, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Promoting Health Through Collaborative Research and Innovation in Nova Scotia’s Eastern Zone

Oct 21, 2021 11:30 am - Oct 22, 2021 12:00 pm
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Acadian Step and Seated Dances Workshop

Oct 21, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Time Management Workshop

Oct 21, 2021 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Capers Soccer Game

Oct 23, 2021 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Open House

Oct 23, 2021 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Important Dates


Last Day to submit Transfer Credit Assessment for Winter Semester (January 2022)


Final date to withdraw from a Fall Term (three-credit) course without academic penalty (financial penalty will apply)


Fall Convocation Ceremonies 10:00 am & 3:00 pm AST (in person)


November 8-12 Fall Reading Week (no classes)


Applications to Graduate for 2022 Spring Convocation open

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