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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Corporate Offices to Wedding Bells: Meet Jenna Sampson

July 7, 2020

When Jenna Sampson decided to make a career change and become a full-time wedding and event planner, she knew there…

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Canada Day: A Time to Reflect for One International Alumnus

June 26, 2020

Omar Tag El-Din first arrived in Canada from Egypt in 2012 to finish his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at…

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CBU Looks to Creatively Cut Costs Amid Global Pandemic

June 22, 2020

Just as many other businesses are, Cape Breton University (CBU) is grappling with the challenges and significant financial impacts presented…

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Happy Father’s Day! Meet Chief Denny and his daughter Lenita

June 19, 2020

Chief Leroy Denny, of Eskasoni First Nation, has been serving his community for ten years and has been involved with…

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Important Dates


Classes end for students in the BEd program.


Applications for admission, transfer credit or PLA received after this date may not be processed in time for September registration.


Final grades for BEd courses due by 4:00 p.m. in the Registrar’s office.


Civic Day- CBU closed.


Summer session ends.

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