Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University

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About the University

Cape Breton University is a popular Canadian institute located in the heart of the stunning scenery of Nova Scotia. 

With a strong research and studying programme, as well as an excellent co-curricular offering for it's students, it has a diverse range of courses and programmes dependent on students' interests and needs.

Campus Life

The university has on-campus residences and students from all over the world come together to share their university experience. Three halls provide a variety of options including apartment-style dorms and a mixture of single and private dorm rooms with en-suite and shared bathroom facilities.

The university has excellent facilities, including a extensive library, The Beaton Institute is the second largest public archive in Nova Scotia and includes study spaces available to students. 

There is also a art gallery and the Boardmore Theatre on campus. The Cape Breton Health Recreation Complex is a $10 million project that provides students and the community with fitness facilities. 


Student life

The university has a strong co-curricular offering for it's students, including a established Students' Union with a firm standing on campus, a variety of active societies and a student media programme including a student newspaper. There is also an excellent sports programme. 


David Dingwall (politician), Steve Arbuckle (actor), Pamela LeJean (athlete), Jason Massie (athlete), Neil Libbey (author/historian)


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