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.

Get a world-class education

on Canada’s most beautiful island.


White House to East Coast: CBU Student Attends Barack Obama Event

December 6, 2019

On November 13, first-year Bachelor of Arts in Community Studies student, Sefin Stefura, was given the inspirational opportunity of a…

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Alumnus and Emerging Environmental Leader, Dylan Yates

December 5, 2019

Cape Breton University Alumnus Dylan Yates was recently awarded the 2019 Mobius Award for Emerging Environmental Leaders. Born and raised…

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CBU and CBUFA Reach Tentative Agreement

November 15, 2019

Cape Breton University and the Cape Breton University Faculty Association are pleased to jointly announce that a tentative collective agreement…

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Back With a Vengeance: Meet Charlie Waters

November 13, 2019

Meet our friend from across the pond and striker for the Capers Men’s Soccer Team, Charlie Waters. Charlie is a…

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Everything has a beginning. Including tradition.

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CBU vs SMU Basketball

Jan 4, 2020 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CBU vs UPEI Basketball

Jan 18, 2020 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CBU vs St. FX Basketball

Feb 1, 2020 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CBU vs Acadia Basketball

Feb 15, 2020 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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CBU vs Acadia Basketball

Feb 16, 2020 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Annual Conference for Science Atlantic Biology, Aquaculture & Fisheries.

Mar 13, 2020 6:30 pm - Mar 15, 2020 12:30 pm
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Important Dates


Examinations end.


Final grades due by 4:00 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office. Grades received after this date will not be processed until January 2020.


Fall grades accessible.


CBU offices closed at 12 noon for Christmas Break.


CBU re-opens.

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