CBU Student Research Hub

CBU’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) is eager to support and celebrate the student research experience. It’s about empowering CBU students to make links between classroom learning, the research experience and how to approach complex questions. It’s also about doing amazing research with world-class CBU researchers as mentors, contributing to community-engaged research and building a portfolio of their experiences.   

Spring 2024 Student Snapshot Thesis

CBU faculty Sarah MacRae, Shannon Landers and Shauna MacDonald provided training sessions to eight students as they prepared to share their research with a live audience on April 4, 2024, with support from Felix Odartey-Wellington, Michael MacDonald and Peter MacIntyre.

How do I get involved in research during my studies at CBU? 

Students often ask how to get involved in research at CBU. First, bring your curiosity to the classroom. Ask questions, share things you’ve read or learned – show that you are inquisitive and like to learn new things. Next, approach your instructors and let them know you are interested in research opportunities. It may help to get familiar with your professor’s research and scholarly publications.  

As part of CBU’s Strategic Research Plan, we’ve committed resources to increase research opportunities for undergraduates, as well as mentoring and training for graduate students.  

CBU offers two programs to support the student research experience. This may include research opportunities with CBU faculty, connections to community and industry partners or a combination of these experiences. Click below for featured opportunities. 

Career Services for Students 

Visit CBU’s Career Services to explore job postings that may include research assistant positions, work-study placements and even volunteer opportunities with a focus on research. Check back regularly for updates. 

Career Services – Cape Breton University: Cape Breton University (cbu.ca)