Cape Breton University (CBU), formerly the "University College of Cape Breton" (UCCB), is a Canadian university in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.CBU is a postsecondary education leader in Atlantic Canada, with an expanding national and international focus. The university is known as Atlantic Canada’s leader in Aboriginal post-secondary education.
The university is enabled by the Cape Breton University Act passed by the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. It was enabled by the University College of Cape Breton Act (amended) The University College of Cape Breton's Coat of Arms were registered with the Canadian Heraldic Authority in 1995.
Located near Sydney, on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton .