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.

Your Digital Distinction Magazine

Meet Alumni from around the world making an impact

For years, your Distinction Magazine has been an important link to Cape Breton University and to the vast and diverse CBU Alumni family. From stories of inspiration and progress to updates on some of life’s greatest achievements – Distinction Magazine has been the flagship publication for all things CBU.

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Giving to CBU

Investing and supporting students is our priority.

When you choose to make a gift to Cape Breton University,  you are directly making an impact on students.  Your contributions allow CBU to break down barriers for students who want to pursue post-secondary education through bursaries and attract the world’s brightest minds to study on the Island by offering a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and awards.

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Passion for Preserving: Meet Matthew Fraser

May 19, 2022

With his feet in the water and his hands in the mud, Matthew Fraser found his passion for the environment…

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My CBU Story: Kaileigh Rowe

May 17, 2022

Cape Breton University has been a part of Kaileigh Rowe’s life since she was a little girl watching Capers games,…

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CBU Studies Global Marine Challenge

May 17, 2022

An impressive group of partners are pooling their expertise to examine a global concern for the marine ecosystem. CBU’s Dr.…

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My CBU Story: Natasha Kochhar

May 16, 2022

From being a member of Cape Breton University’s first daycare class, to crossing the stage as a Master of Business…

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New University Teaching Chair to Explore Innovative Media in Teaching

May 6, 2022

You may have heard the expression busy people get things done. CBU’s Dr. Katherine Jones is one of those people.…

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Achieving Dreams: Meet Katherine Donovan

April 26, 2022

From the beginning of her studies, Katherine Donovan has always wanted to work for one of Canada’s ‘Big Four’ accounting…

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A Caper at Heart: Meet Cooper Ward

April 21, 2022

Australian import, Cooper Ward, excelled in high school athletics before deciding to pilot his education, choosing CBU as the destination.…

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Historic Hurdles: Meet Balwinder Singh Sethi

April 20, 2022

Born and raised in Chandigarh, India, track and field star, Balwinder Singh Sethi, has experienced many hurdles in life. But…

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CBU Research Probes Healthcare Using Artificial Intelligence

April 19, 2022

CBU researchers across disciplines are getting support from Research Nova Scotia to explore ways to improve healthcare in Nova Scotia.…

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