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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Applying Life Lessons: Meet Amber McLaine

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CBU to Extend Nursing Deadline for Indigenous and African Nova Scotian Students

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Lifelong Learning: Ryan Leil

March 15, 2021

Alumnus, Ryan Leil, was born and raised in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. He now serves as the Deputy Chief of…

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Challenging and Exciting Times for Alumna Jolly Vincent

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After hearing about Cape Breton University through the Indian recruitment agency, Santa Monica, Jolly Vincent made the life-changing decision to…

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A Friendly Face on the Field: Ciera Disipio Joins Coaching Staff

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