Education Consultants & Agents

Cape Breton University works closely with a network of authorized agents and associates throughout the world. These associate offices play a key role in ensuring that prospective students have accurate and complete information about CBU, and in assisting students in planning and preparing for their study programs.

Why Canada?

Canada has a global reputation for quality education with one of the strongest post-secondary systems in the world.

  • 98% of universities are public institutions
  • Quality is consistent between universities
  • Canadian degrees are recognized worldwide
  • Competitive tuition fees coupled with a favourable exchange rate make Canadian education more affordable
  • Canada is a friendly and safe country

Why CBU?

  • $3.6 Million in scholarships offered each year
  • Highest number of Canadian students who enter directly from high school with 95%+
  • First energy self-sufficient campus in North America
  • Degree-granting institution since 1974
  • Unique program offerings
  • Home to more than 7,000 students
  • One of the highest student satisfaction rates in Canada*
  • Some of the smallest class sizes in the country (15:1 student-teacher ratio)
  • Highly ranked in “Teaching Instruction” and “Entire Education Experience”

Change of Agent

International students can apply to change their agent by completing the Change of Agent form. This form can be submitted to the email indicated on the form.

Please note that it is not possible to request a change of agent after commission has been paid.

Applying to CBU

For applicants currently residing in any of the 7 countries listed below, your application must be submitted through our in-market educational partner. They will provide you with guidance on your application, review your supporting documents, and process your submission to us. If you have any questions about you can reach CBU’s Admissions Office directly at or 902-563-1330.

If you reside outside of the countries listed below, you can apply online.

If you reside in the following countries, email the corresponding address and they will give you step-by-step instructions to apply or refer you to an approved agent. Applications submitted to CBU directly from these countries will not be processed.


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