Be Proud of CBU Wherever You Go

As CBU alumni, you’ve always been our biggest supporters and proudly act as ambassadors for CBU wherever you are. Once a CAPER, always a CAPER. Together, we’ve grown into a powerful, diverse network of more than 25,000 members across the world. We are grateful for your support and proud to be part of this incredible community.

We want to stay connected with you as you make your mark on the world. We want to hear stories of success and share those accomplishments with the rest of the family. We also want to keep you updated on how you can become engaged with the Alumni network. CBU is growing and changing every day – learn all about those changes and how you can become a part of growing Cape Breton Island’s university.


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A Calling to Help Others: Meet Lydia McIsaac

February 25, 2021

We are lucky to have people in our community who have a passion for helping others. That passion is what…

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Why I Give: Meet Hilda Tremblett

February 18, 2021

“I give to education because education changed my life.” In 1996, Hilda Tremblett created a memorial award in honor of…

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Cape Breton University Changed My Life: Meet Sharmake Dubow

February 18, 2021

At the young age of eight, Sharmake Dubow left his war-torn home in Somalia with his family due to civil…

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A Strong Connection to CBU: Meet Corrie Stewart

February 18, 2021

Corrie Stewart is an Alumnus with a business focus and entrepreneurial mind who has worked in several start-ups, tech companies,…

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Creating a Buzz in Downtown Sydney: Meet Ajay Balyan

February 18, 2021

Ajay Balyan came to Cape Breton Island as an international student in 2016 from India to study in the Public…

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Meet CBU’s Brand Ambassadors: Mya and Alyssa

February 16, 2021

It takes a special person to be passionate about Cape Breton University before ever becoming a student, and that’s what…

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Traditional Lunar New Year Celebrations: Meet Jenny Le

February 11, 2021

Lunar New Year is a festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar and…

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Striving for Success, Even in Hard Times: Meet Leah Burns

February 8, 2021

When Leah Burns was awarded the Chancellor Scholarship from Cape Breton University she felt a major sense of accomplishment. All…

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Old Traditions, During The New Norm: Muye Li

February 5, 2021

Despite the pandemic, Muye Li will still be bringing the excitement of Lunar New Year to Cape Breton this year…

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