Cape Breton University
Cape Breton University is one of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities with a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science and professional programs and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning and research into many aspects of environment and culture. It offers undergraduate degrees in liberal arts, business, science and technology and diplomas and certificates in petroleum, public administration, management, theatre and education. Home to Canada’s only Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development, Cape Breton University is also known as Atlantic Canada’s leader in Aboriginal post-secondary education.
CBU prides itself on providing a personalized undergraduate education that focuses on academic and research excellence, a vibrant campus life and cutting-edge technological tools. It offers outstanding applied research opportunities to students, and technical assistance to business, industry and community organizations. Currently home to more than 3,500 students from more than 40 countries, the university’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programs with national reputations in final year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction and employability.
Cape Breton University has more than 70 societies and clubs including the Business Society and the Engineering Society. The university also offers a variety of services and programs to its students, such as academic, financial and International student support and health, wellness and employment counselling.
Facilities offered by the university include indoor and outdoor soccer fields, an eight lane synthetic track with a field event venue, a community health and wellness facility, community outreach programming rooms, various game courts and practice venues as well as academic/wellness programming and research. Cape Breton University is dedicated to providing students with a variety of physically active choices, such as daily and nightly intramurals, the Shinerama Lob Ball Tournament, Yoga and Pilates classes and Super Bowl Flag Football.
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