Frequently Asked Questions
Most asked questions related to the university
What is Cape Breton University known for?
Cape Breton University is dedicated to the future of Cape Breton island. It focuses on innovative economic development and environmental programs, and Indigenous leadership in education. CBU has a wide range of liberal arts, science, business, health, and professional degrees to choose from.
Can I get a scholarship at Cape Breton University if I apply for an undergraduate course?
Applicants may be eligible to apply for an undergraduate scholarship which offers funding and support.
How many international students go to CBU?
This university has around 3500 international students from 50 nations, giving it a vibrant learning environment.
Does Cape Breton University offer a postgraduate work permit?
Yes. Through the postgraduate work permit program at Cape Breton, you are eligible to get a work permit. The work permit allows you to work full-time in Canada for up to three years after completing an academic degree, diploma, or certificate program in Canada that is at least eight months long.
Is Cape Breton University a good school?
University of Cape Breton (CBU) provides students with a world-class education while bonding for life on Canada's most beautiful island. Faculty-student engagement and service-learning routinely beat national norms and spans all subjects.