As the Fall semester draws near, postsecondary institutions across Canada are hosting events and celebrations to welcome new students to campus. St Thomas University is hosting a variety of events including an exploration of Fredericton’s downtown, a paint fight, and a pancake breakfast. York University is hosting Yorkilicious where campus community members can try specially priced meals from campus vendors; an orientation week with events, workshops, and icebreakers; and a back-to-school orientation festival called YorkFest. Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge have partnered to put on a free pancake breakfast during the city’s Whoop-up Days to celebrate the start of the new academic year. North Island College is hosting in-person and virtual orientation events which will include welcome booth, a marketplace of student supports, and lunch.