Cape Breton University is a unique place where students, who believe that they can affect the world, discover what that effect is going to be. As one of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities with a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science and professional programmes and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning and research into many aspects of environment and culture.
Home to approximately 3,500 students, CBU’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programmes with national reputations in final year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction and employability.
CBU prides itself on providing a personalised undergraduate education that focuses on academic and research excellence, student services, a vibrant campus life and cutting-edge technological tools.
The university offers outstanding applied research opportunities to students, and technical assistance to business, industry and community organisations. Home to Canada’s only Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development, CBU is also known as Atlantic Canada’s leader in Aboriginal post-secondary education.