Download the Cape Breton University's 40 Year Indigenous Timeline
We put $500,000 towards supporting Indigenous students each year.
There's strength in numbers.
Cape Breton University is proud to be the Atlantic Canadian leader in Indigenous post-secondary education, and we’re excited to help make bright futures happen for our Indigenous students and for their communities.
Indigenous culture, heritage and knowledge are integrated into CBU’s Indigenous education options, offering all CBU students the opportunity to not just learn about these cultures, but to learn from them and to apply the teachings throughout their careers.
Unama’ki College is the vibrant heartbeat of Indigenous education at CBU. Working in consultation with Indigenous faculty and community leaders, Unama’ki College offers programs that are designed to meet the needs of Indigenous students and to give them the tools they need to become leaders in their chosen fields.
Every day, amazing things Happen at CBU. We have the small class sizes, incredible value for tuition, a diverse community of international students, a deep commitment to leadership in Indigenous education, exciting research opportunities, and a wide range of degree programs that will launch your future career.
As an Indigenous student, you’re going to love Unama’ki College, and will make memories here to last a lifetime. Along the way you’re also going to receive a world class education— with insightful courses, access to Elders in Residence, dedicated space for Indigenous studies and research, and a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips.
Whether you want to study engineering, healthcare, education, arts, business, hospitality, or pretty much anything else— we have a one-of-a-kind education experience for you.
Are you ready to make things Happen at CBU?