Be Proud of CBU Wherever You Go

As CBU alumni, you’ve always been our biggest supporters and proudly act as ambassadors for CBU wherever you are. Once a CAPER, always a CAPER. Together, we’ve grown into a powerful, diverse network of more than 33,000 members across the world. We are grateful for your support and proud to be part of this incredible community.

We want to stay connected with you as you make your mark on the world. We want to hear stories of success and share those accomplishments with the rest of the family. We also want to keep you updated on how you can become engaged with the Alumni network. CBU is growing and changing every day – learn all about those changes and how you can become a part of growing Cape Breton Island’s university.

Please note that the Alumni and Development Offices of Cape Breton University have relocated to 500 George Street, Suite 275 in downtown Sydney. We welcome you to drop by or you can reach us by phone at 902-563-2171. 

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Meet Alumni from around the world making an impact

For years, your Distinction Magazine has been an important link to Cape Breton University and to the vast and diverse CBU Alumni family. From stories of inspiration and progress to updates on some of life’s greatest achievements – Distinction Magazine has been the flagship publication for all things CBU.

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Giving to CBU

Investing and supporting students is our priority.

When you choose to make a gift to Cape Breton University,  you are directly making an impact on students.  Your contributions allow CBU to break down barriers for students who want to pursue post-secondary education through bursaries and attract the world’s brightest minds to study on the Island by offering a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and awards.

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