As President of this wonderful institution, located in the most beautiful part of eastern Canada, I am proud to welcome you to Cape Breton University. We offer a wide range of integrated and comprehensive liberal arts, business, science, technology and trades programs to meet your learning needs.
With one of the most favourable faculty-student ratios in the country, personalized education is key at Cape Breton University. A dynamic and young university, Cape Breton University focuses on quality academic and research excellence, student services, a vibrant campus life and technology tools to support undergraduate education. Cape Breton University is known for the best of applied learning. It is practiced through such one-of-a-kind programs as our Bachelor of Arts Community Studies degree. This process-oriented approach emphasizes real world problem-solving, self-directed learning, critical analysis, and community-based skills.
And don't forget to take in a CAPERS game while you are on campus our athletes have earned quite a reputation for both sport and academic achievement.
Cape Breton University is experiencing an exciting time. Our campus is now home to more than 3,500 students. In addition to our programs and activities, we offer students enriched opportunities for work and community service placements and student research positions at the undergraduate level (an opportunity usually reserved for graduate students).
Whatever your goals, Cape Breton University will offer you a tremendous place for professional training and personal growth. I encourage you to take time to become familiar with our University and all it has to offer you including our commitment to getting a first-rate education.
H. John Harker, LL.D.
President & Vice-Chancellor