text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation
Office Early Closure: 16 August 2019 at 4pm | Call us: 6819 0560 | WhatsApp: 9827 8469

Cape Breton University

Type of institution
University
International students
1400
On campus accomodation
Available
About Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University is a unique place where students who believe that they can actually have an effect in the world discover what that effect is going to be. It 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. Currently home to approximately 3500 students, CBU’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.

CBU prides itself on providing a personalized 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 organizations. 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.

The great thing about a small campus is there’s always something going on, the student body is always involved and there is never a dull moment. Cape Breton University is dedicated to providing students with a variety of physically active choices. Throughout the year, students will be able to participate in: daily and nightly intramurals, the Shinerama Lob Ball Tournament, Yoga and Pilates classes, Super Bowl Flag Football and so much more. The Intramural program promotes an environment of fun, fair play, and athletic competition, through the medium of physical activity. Beside this, it offers numerous student societies like Aboriginal Society, Track and Field Society, Volunteer Society, Save the Children Society, Orange Army etc.

CBU’s student-athletes and coaches are among the best in Canada. The athletic program is of national calibre—one that the entire university is proud of. Home to CIS and AUS champions the CAPERS men’s and women’s basketball teams and men’s and women’s varsity soccer teams are true champions. Also, there are many club sports including, men’s baseball, men’s and women’s rugby and women’s hockey.

The university is as distinct as the island it’s named after. Cape Breton Island is an amazing backdrop for student’s time at university. From the Bras D’or lakes to the stunning Cabot Trail, there’s a reason that Cape Breton Island is consistently voted one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Located in Sydney, CBU students will have plenty of opportunity to check out the natural beauty of the Island and be back with more than enough time for a night out with friends in the city.

IELTS is accepted at Cape Breton University
IDP are proud co-owners of
IELTS needed to enroll at this institution
Right ArrowBOOK NOW
Member of The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), Association of Atlantic Universities
Where can you study?
46.17084, -60.09388 1250 Grand Lake Road,Sydney,Nova Scotia,B1P 6L2 Canada
Main Campus
Nearest City: Halifax
Type: On-campus
Address: 1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 6L2 Canada

To find out more about the information shown here – read about How we collect and display course information. IDP assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this site. We always recommend that you speak to an IDP counsellor to get the latest and most accurate advice.

Upcoming events
  • 'Meet the Experts' - Student Information Session
    RSVP for 1-to-1 entry assessment with experts from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland or the United Kingdom Institutions of your choice! University visits refreshes weekly.
    IDP Education Ltd Singapore Branch
    Singapore, Singapore
    CA NZ IE GB AU
    1st  Aug 2019  -  30th  Sep 2019
    10:30 AM - 05:30 PM
    More info
Your next steps

Please select a level of study

Enter subject, choose from the list or hit search

  • Start typing, choose from the list or hit search

  • Enter subject, choose from the list or or hit search

Please type and select an institution

  • Type 3 characters of a university name and select from the list

  • Enter a university or school name and select from the list