Outgoing Exchange Students

The Exchange Process

  • You must have completed one year of full-time study at CBU and maintained a 70% average.
  • Contact the International Student Exchange Coordinator at least six to twelve months before
    you would like to go on an exchange.
  • Choose the university you wish to attend and review English-language course offerings.
  • Consult course offerings with your department Chair and get final approval from your Dean.
  • Submit CBU’s Student Exchange Application.
  • Contact your host university.
  • Apply for any necessary immigration documents, such as visas or permits.
  • Register for your courses at Cape Breton University.
  • Pay your fees at CBU.
  • Ensure you have adequate health insurance coverage.

How do I choose courses at my host university?

Students are expected to carry sufficient courses to maintain full-time status as defined by your host institution, and
must be approved by the Dean of your academic school at CBU.

*Please consult with your academic advisor to ensure courses you have chosen will meet your degree requirements at CBU.

How do I get more information about studying abroad?

Information about the Study Abroad Exchange Program, including exchange possibilities, and an application can be obtained by submitting an inquiry below.

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