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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 nearly 5,500 hardworking students.

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NBCC, CBU sign degree pathway agreements

September 11, 2020

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) today virtually signed agreements with Cape Breton University (CBU) that provide graduates with new degree…

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A New Opportunity to Help Others: Meet Wayne Miller

September 10, 2020

If you’re looking for boundless energy and creativity, Wayne Miller is your guy. This August, after a 20-year career in…

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An Advantage in Preparation: Scott Moir

August 28, 2020

Cape Breton University History Professor, Dr. Scott Moir, says his eye-opening experience with CBU’s Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL)…

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Sharon Morrison Memorial Award Established

August 27, 2020

The Cape Breton Down Syndrome Society (CBDSS), along with the Morrison Family of Sydney River have proudly established the Sharon…

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Important Dates

September
30

Deadline for payment of Fall Term Fees

September
30

Final date to opt out of the Students’ Union health plan

October
01

Treaty Day

October
12

Thanksgiving Day – CBU Closed

November
02

Final date to apply for Spring Convocation

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