What Did You Do Last Weekend

It is always fun to hear what the students have enjoyed doing over the weekend. We have surfers and tennis players and rock climbers and sun worshippers. There are students who enjoy visiting the local markets, or exploring the hinterland.

Ferhat Büekücü  enjoys photography amongst other things and he takes the most wonderful photos.   He kindly shared this one of Castaways Beach. IMG_7508It is one of my favourite place to run, especially in the late afternoon when the light is so beautiful. Thank you Ferhat for sharing this one with us.

 

 

Welcome New Students

A big welcome to the new students who arrived today! Good luck with your studies and enjoy your stay here in beautiful Noosa. 

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From left to right

Back Row: Mathieu (France), Carmen (Switzerland), Virginie (Switzerland), Marcel (Switzerland), Sarah (Switzerland), Ane (Spain), Reto (Switzerland), Yoann (Switzerland)

Front Row: Chien-Wen ‘Annie’ (Taiwan), Xuan-Hui ‘Ellen’ (Taiwan), Arisa (Japan), Jessica (Switzerland), Tina (Switzerland), Kana (Japan), Erika (Japan), Marine (Switzerland)

More Jobs!!

Babysitter wanted in Noosa next week

Noosa National Park, Noosa Heads QLD 4567

Hi, we are coming to Noosa next week for a family holiday (from 30 Sept to 5 Oct). We’re a relaxed fun, family with 3 children (7, 5 and 2). We’re looking for a casual babysitter to mind the children while we go out for a few hours for dinner in the evenings and maybe a couple of lunches. We pay $20 per hour. Please contact me if you’re interested, have prior experience and have good references. Many thanks.

Call Sheridan on
0400019163 

 

Cafe assistant

Noosa Junction, Noosa Heads QLD 4567

Mature cafe assistant required for busy Noosa Junction cafe/takeaway. Experience in sandwich preparation an advantage. No backpackers. Casual position 4 hours a day 3 -4 days a week including Saturday. Please email resume.

Call Ann on 0451113931 

Casual Market Work Noosa & Eumundi Cooking & Prep Position

I have a position available in my market stall selling our Greek Souvlaki and specialty dishes. The applicant will need to be honest, reliable, outgoing, friendly, flexible and available to work weekends on a casual basis.

I preferably need somebody who has a car/van/ute with a tow ball on their vehicle who is happy to tow a trailer & put some extra items in the vehicle, if you dont have a vehicle then mine can be used.

The position will involve working at Eumundi on Saturday and Noosa Farmers Market on Sunday plus other events as required.

The hours are casual and may involve
*Set up & pull down of stall
*Saturday & Sunday work
*approx 6-10 hours each day
*Flat grill and BBQ cooking
*Food preparation
*Cleaning
*Ability to work within a small team environment
*Knowledge of food hygiene and food handling procedures (preferred but not essential)
*Customer service & cash handling experience is essential.
*Own ABN and insurance (preferred but not essential)

This will be on a trial basis to begin with and ongoing work if successful. I am looking to begin training as soon as possible, please contact Craig on 0402829623

Expierienced bar man

1/40-42 Duke Street, Sunshine Beach QLD 4567

expierienced bar man wanted for weekend and night shifts in Sunshine Beach. Must have cocktail and wine knowledge. Current QLD RSA is essential. Call Craig on 0408080585 

Looking for Work?

Handyman / Property Maintenance Assistant
Odd Job Gents – Sunshine Coast QLD
Casual

In order to continue meeting our rapid growth, Odd Job Gents is eagerly seeking a Handyman Assistant to join its team as soon as possible.

THE BUSINESS
Odd Job Gents is a family run business on the Sunshine Coast that offers a wide range of property management services to local residents and commercial clients. We aim to consistently deliver a high level of service that is friendly, polite and helpful while ensuring that every job is completed to a high standard.
In less than 1 year, our business has experienced tremendous growth and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. For the right candidate, this could offer excellent career prospects.

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE
Ability

  • Being a handyman requires a certain level of fitness, strength and endurance in order to complete certain jobs. The right candidate will need to demonstrate this.
  • A strong attention to detail is essential.
  • Confident in using a wide range of power tools
  • A lateral thinker that can “think outside the square”
  • Good problem solving skills.

Attitude

  • Level headed approach to situations
  • Positive “can do” attitude
  • Consistent in a high paced environment
  • Willingness to learn and to be coached
  • Timeous and well presented

Experience

  • Although no formal handyman experience is required, preference will naturally be given to those that do have a trade or factory/warehouse background.
  • Australian driver’s license essential
  • Minimum 12 months consistent work experience required
  • Australian permanent resident or citizens only

THE JOB

If you like working with your hands, enjoy spending most of your time outdoors and you’re looking for job diversity, then this could be the perfect fit for you.
Being a handyman includes a wide range of trades and jobs such as painting, landscaping, gardening, general repairs, concreting, various wall mounts, carpentry, pressure cleaning, and lots more. For most jobs, there is no manual available and very often common sense will prevail. A good handyman is therefore someone that knows what to ask, where to look and how best to approach a task, keeping the end goal in mind.
The role of an Assistant Handyman or Property Maintenance Assistant is simply to support the handyman onsite. There is very little administration, although over time this would become part of the role as you gain experience and are given more autonomy.

  • Casual, average 20hrs per week, with view to going part/full time within 3 – 6 months.
  • $21 per hour
  • Mon-Fri only (working times vary between 7:30am and 4pm)

(No recruitment agencies please)

To Apply go to: http://au.indeed.com/cmp/Odd-Job-Gents/jobs/Handyman-4f99ccef60ea204b

Housekeepers / Cleaners
Green Lime Cleaning – Noosa Heads QLD

Green Lime Cleaning currently requires contract cleaners for our resort, holiday home and holiday unit clients.

Servicing properties located between Noosa and Peregian Beach, you will be responsible for cleaning and servicing resort rooms, holiday homes and holiday units located between Noosa Heads (Hastings Street) and Peregian Beach, mainly between 9:30am and 3:00pm. You will be required to work across 7 days with some weekend work on most weeks.

To join us, you need:
– Previous cleaning experience, preferably within a resort/holiday home environment
– Be available for an immediate start;
– Reliability, an eye for detail and the ability to work independently;
– Flexibility to work across 7 days
– Able to supply contact details for two (2) referees we can speak with;
– An ABN (or be prepared to get one);
– A current police clearance;
– A reliable car.

In return, you will be:
-Paid a competitive “per property cleaned” rate;
-Supplied with all chemicals and products (NB: you will need to supply your own vacuum cleaner and mop/bucket)
-Supported throughout your initial training and provided with your rostered cleans each week in advance;
-Receive a complimentary uniform shirt (to be worn while working for us with black shorts).

If you’re the sort of person who gets a real kick out of working alongside professionals who value quality service delivery as much as you do, then send us an email, letting us know your experience, availability and the reasons why you’d like to join.

To Apply go to: http://au.indeed.com/cmp/Green-Lime-Cleaning/jobs/Housekeeper-47e0e3fb20cbd067

 

Christmas Casual Sales Assistant Position l Sunshine Coast

Location: 5 Locations
Posted on: 16 September 2014

At Lorna Jane our mission is to inspire women to live their best life through the philosophy of Active Living and the daily practice of Move Nourish Believe.

Lorna Jane isn’t just a global activewear brand; it is an exhilarating way of life. Our customer is at the heart of our innovation and we strive to empower women to be the best they can be. With active women in mind, Lorna Jane passionately delivers industry-leading activewear and superior quality service.

Our Lorna Jane team is the life force that unites our sisterhood and plays a pivotal role in the success of Lorna Jane. They look toward the future, believe that anything is possible and motivate our customers to be stronger, happier, healthier women.

Lorna Jane is seeking Expressions of Interest for Casual Sales Guns to join our stores over the Christmas/New Year period. Are you ready for action?
You will be responsible for:

  • Creating an inspiring, motivating and energising customer experience
  • Achieving business targets, KPI’s and goals
  • Sharing the Move, Nourish, Believe philosophy with our customers

We are looking for someone that:

  • LOVES providing an exceptional customer experience
  • Lives the Move, Nourish, Believe philosophy and has a strong passion for Lorna Jane
  • Has worked in a high turnover, fast paced retail environment
  • Thrives when working towards sales targets and KPI’s
  • Has the ability to use initiative and work efficiently
  • Is available for a 3 month period, over November – January period

What can we offer?

As part of the Lorna Jane Sisterhood, you will receive a base salary, bonus scheme, opportunities to receive incentives, generous staff discounts AND the opportunity to grow in your DREAM JOB!

Take the opportunity to work for a brand you believe in and develop your retail career – APPLY NOW!

Please NOTE, applications must be received by 5:00pm, Monday 6th October 2014.

Please be aware that you may be requested to attend a group interview as part of the recruitment process, for which we may contact you via phone or email. We appreciate your patience whilst we process the high number of applications usually received, which Lorna Jane endeavours to respond to as soon as possible after the closing date.

This position is available at:

Kawana
Shop 367 Kawana Shopping World 119 Point Cartwright Drive
BUDDINA
4575 QLD

Maroochydore
Shop 202 Sunshine Plaza Horton Parade
MAROOCHYDORE
4558 QLD

Mooloolaba
Shop 4 and 5 Pacific Beach Resort 95 Mooloolaba Esplanade
MOOLOOLABA
4557 QLD

Noosa
Shop D7 Bay Village 18 Hastings Stree

Healthy Cooking Class: Good and bad fats

Today’s workshop we looked at the different types of fats we consume and learnt which ones are best to use in our cooking, added to foods, and which ones to avoid. Below is some helpful information on fats in our diet.

Healthy Fats

Monounsaturated fat. This is a type of fat found in a variety of foods and oils. Studies show that eating foods rich in monounsaturated fats (MUFAs) improves blood cholesterol levels, which can decrease your risk of heart disease. Research also shows that MUFAs may benefit insulin levels and blood sugar control, which can be especially helpful if you have type 2 diabetes. Monounsaturated fat is found in foods such as avocados, almonds, cashews, peanuts and cooking oils made from plants or seeds such as sunflower, canola, soybean, olive, sesame and peanut oils.

Polyunsaturated fat. This is a type of fat found mostly in plant-based foods and oils. Evidence shows that eating foods rich in polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) improves blood cholesterol levels, which can decrease your risk of heart disease. PUFAs may also help decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes. Omega-3 and Omega-6 are types of polyunsaturated fat.  Nutritionists call omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids “essential” fats for good reason. The human body needs them for many functions, from building healthy cells to maintaining brain and nerve function. Our bodies can’t produce them. The only source is food. Polyunsaturated fat (omega-6) is found in foods such as fish, tahini (sesame seed spread), margarine, linseed (flaxseed), sunflower and safflower oil, pine nuts and brazil nuts.  Polyunsaturated fat (omega-3) is found in oily fish such as tuna, salmon, sardines and blue mackerel as well as walnuts and linseeds.

Unhealthy fats

Saturated fat. This is a type of fat that comes mainly from animal sources of food, such as red meat, poultry and full-fat dairy products. Saturated fat raises total blood cholesterol levels and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels, which can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. Saturated fat may also increase your risk of type 2 diabetes.

Trans fat. This is a type of fat that occurs naturally in some foods in small amounts. But most trans fats are made from oils through a food processing method called partial hydrogenation. By partially hydrogenating oils, they become easier to cook with and less likely to spoil than do naturally occurring oils. Research studies show that these partially hydrogenated trans fats can increase unhealthy LDL cholesterol and lower healthy high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. This can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.

In today’s class, the student had a chance to make a Raw Carrot Cake packed full of good fats, and the final product was delicious!!!

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Fluid Power Yoga

This yoga class assists with building strength and enhancing agility, flexibility while moving with a flow. Through rhythmic, circular and spiraling movements, students learn to liberate poses that are often rigidly held, allowing them to grow stronger and more flexible with grace.

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Who will be crowned our next table tennis Champ??

The table tennis competition was in full swing this afternoon, with the students preferring to play this than a pool tournament. The students entered in the round robin knock out competition, with some fierce table tennis players amongst the group. One by one the students were knocked out until our final four competitors (Cindy, Ragi, Hiromu, and Patrick) went head to head. With a tough finals between Patrick and Ragi, only one could win the title of Table Tennis Champion in Noosa. Well done Patrick, our newest Champ!

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Surfing/Body surfing/Bodyboarding

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Friday afternoon’s activities had a large group of students gather down the beach for my favourite activity; Surfing, Body Surfing and Body Boarding! We had Luke take the students through a body surfing and board boarding lesson, while Anj took the challenge in teaching the students surfing techniques including; where to lie on the board, how to paddle and how to stand up on a surf board.

Once we completed the theory lesson the students eagerly jumped in the water to give surfing a go. With poor conditions; no swell, heavy easterly wind and low tide, it was a challenge to get some waves. The students managed to catch a few waves with Peter (Czech) and Lisa (Swiss) impressing us all with their surfing abilities!

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How does Noosa compare to Switzerland?

CAMBRIDGE CPE student Morena Schaerer

compares Noosa with her hometown of Kirchberg.

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To compare Noosa with my hometown is a rather tough issue.  Although Noosa is considered a fairly small town in Australia, so is Kirchberg in Switzerland and that means it is tiny in comparison.  While Noosa has about 20,000 residents, Kirchberg has only 6,000 and might therefore not even be called a town in Australia.

Even though they differ in population, one can still discover a few small similarities every day.  One might just walk through the streets to become aware of them.  For example, people are equally friendly and respectful in both places.  They would smile at you when passing you by and the cars would stop immediately whenever you arrive at a crossroad.  Due to such little habits, Noosa reminds me much of my hometown.

In contrast to that, differences rather occur in the structures of the two towns.  All over Noosa, for example, there are beaches of which of course Switzerland does not have any.  Also, Noosa is rather hilly whereas Kirchberg is plain, since it’s located in the so-called middle lands.  What distinguishes them most, however, is that in contrast to Switzerland, Noosa is built almost exclusively out of one-storey houses.

In conclusion, it appears that although the physical structure of the tow towns differs much, their inhabitants seem to live and act in a very similar way.  That is most probably what makes me feel so comfortable in Noosa.

This is why Lexis students never feel homesick!

Student Night Cafe Le Mond

Last night, the students traveled down to Hasting St in Noosa to Cafe Le Mond for their student night. With some live Aussie music and a famous DJ from Melbourne, the students took advantage of their free drink on arrival and enjoyed the atmosphere.

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Need Cash???

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Experienced dishwasher up to 5 nights a week

Little Humid restaurant, gympie terrace, noosa river
Is seeking a Night service dishwasher. Must have some experience in the commerical kitchen industry.
6.30pm starts, approx 3 – 4hrs a night. Wed – Sunday
Must be willing to work in a hot & fast paced envirnoment, working as part of a small kitchen team.
Must be presentable as this is a open kitchen, and able to work these shifts every week.
Please send email response, prefer no calls at restaurant for the position

 Holiday House Cleaner – Noosa Area

We have a great team and are looking for someone who wants 10 -15 hrs per week. Cleans will be scheduled between 9am and 2pm

Must have an ABN or happy to get one, a car, available on the weekends, cleaning experience and live in the Noosa Area and good communication skills.

Please email through details of experience and/or a cover letter with your experience and asking hourly rate

Contact Carolyn on 0432534052 

Waiting Staff

Working in Restaurant in Noosaville, Tuesday to Saturday evenings, experience with making drinks and fluent in english essential. Call Stev on 5449 9577 

Dog Grooming Salon requires- casual Bather/Groomer’s assistant

We are hiring a bather/salon assistant for our busy, fast paced professional grooming salon in Noosa.
Must be hard working, positive, fit with a strong work ethic. Experience preferred but not necessary as will are willing to train the right person.
Please send us your resume to info@sunshinecoastpetgrooming.com.au

Experienced WAITING STAFF needed

Dragon Bull restaurant is looking for some experienced waiting staff to join our team!!

If you have experience and you are reliable, punctual and hardworker send us your resume to:

admin@dragonbull.com.au

Other positions also available as:

– 2 cook / chef (1 larder / Japanese, 1 hot chef for service and preparation

Noosa’s 7-1 victory against Maroochydore

Yesterday, Noosa played its monthly soccer match against Maroochydore Lexis English. With a fresh new team, the students were getting to know one another and understanding how they played on field.

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The Maroochydore side were the first team to place a ball in the back of the net, and Noosa came back quickly evening the score and adding another before half time bringing the score 2-1 in their favour.

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After some refreshing drinks and oranges, and a change in starting team, the Noosa team came out firing, working well as a team, placing ball after ball in the back of the net!. Well done to our goals scorers; Will, Lucus, Kengo, and Park, but we couldn’t of scored without the help of our midfield; Miryu, Ragi, Dan, Akane (C). Lisa played extremely well covering all bases of the fields from attacking to pushing back and defending when needed. Paula missed a few shots at goal, however, she played well up front with Lucas and Akane placing some nice through balls assisting our attacks. Our defense was solid second half with Ben coming out from Goal Keeper, and not allowing one ball go past him. Peter played well with Sandro and Wayme made some lovely saves as goal keeper. Sam played well also in defense until his barefoot defending took toll giving him a few nasty blisters (don’t forget your shoes next time will you Sam)! Man of the match will have to go to a newest player Kengo for his amazing skill, team work, ball passing and impeccable shots at goal. Well done to Noosa, with a 7-1 victory at the end of the match, a well deserved score with some amazing team work, making your coach very proud!

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“Super foods are Super Healthy” (Emiko)

Super foods refer to types of foods which are thought to have a very high content of certain nutrients, making them exceptionally worthwhile to include in our diet. Typically these food sources are high in antioxidants and essential nutrients – nutrients our bodies can’t produce. In today’s class we will learn how to add different types of super foods to boost the nutrition value of our meals. We prepared a Super foods Green Tabouli and an Energy Smoothie, boosting the nutrient content with super foods to make them ‘super health’!

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Yoga for Surfers

Our Yoga for Surfers class was hit at school on Tuesday morning! With the class full the students were happy to take part in this challenging yoga routine. The purpose of this yoga class is to strengthen and stretch the muscles we use for surfing. We focused on strengthening poses for our shoulders and core, and stretching our internal and external obliques as well as our gluteal muscles to prevent lower back pain. I also included some hip opening stretches and some balancing poses to help improve our balance on the surfboard! This session is great for students who would like to progress and improve their surfing ability.

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Beach Volleyball

With summer on its way, yesterday was a great opportunity to get down to Noosa Main Beach for a friendly competition of Beach Volleyball. With seven teams entering the competition a large group of spectators, the competition was on!

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It was great to see some many students down the beach and interacting with different nationalities. The finals were between Team Asia and Team Swiss/French! Both teams played a great game but unfortunately for Team Asia, Team Swiss/French were the better team on the day! Enjoy your Esky full of beers!  🙂 🙂

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Welcome New Students

A big welcome to our newest arrival of students at Lexis Noosa. What a great week to start at the school with the sun shinning and summer on its way!

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From left to right;

Back Row: Ferhat (Switzerland), Nicola (Switzerland), Mario (Switzerland), Ursina (Switzerland), Oliver (Switzerland), Julius (Germany), Mario (Switzerland), Patrik (Switzerland), Lukas (Switzerland), Michelle (Switzerland), Lorraine (Belgium), Ophelie (Switzerland), Laura (France), Sandra (Switzerland)

Front Row: Hiromu (Japan), Yuki (Japan), Gisu (Korea), Bora (Korea), Mayu (Japan)

Just a little ‘hair of the dog’

The best cure for a hang over is always a little ‘hair of the dog’.hair of the dog

So who wouldn’t want to turn up to today’s activity: Wine Tasting. A large group of students assembled in the courtyard, with some jazz lounge music in the back ground, and some lovely Australian cheese up for tasting. To compliment the cheese we had some lovely bottles of Australian wine, including a Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot and a Shiraz. These wine were from different state around Australian including; Margaret River, Adelaide Hills and the Murray Darling. It was a great way to get over the the sore heads from the night before and kick start the weekend. Happy Friday!

Wine Tasting

Salsa Party to welcome the Cambridge Students

While our new students are still trying to settle in, Sogos played host for the Cambridge Students, throwing them a Salsa Party. With local DJ Gordan on the decks, the students hit the dance floor with style, showing us all their dance moves.

Salsa Party

Student Uni Travel announced the winners of their Jelly Bean Guessing competition, with Stefan Bertschi winning a 3 day 2 night trip to Fraser Island with his guess of 585 Jelly Beans!

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What a great introduction to Thursday Night Student Nights and to Noosa! Welcome ALL!

Healthy Cooking Class: Raw Foods.

Raw and living foods are about being unprocessed, unrefined, and cold pressed and never headed above 44 degrees Celsius. This means that living enzymes in the food remain intact and that your body can easily digest and assimilate every nutrient and deliver them to every cell in your body. This process gives you an abundance of energy and vitality, while feeling nourished, strong and healthy.

In today’s workshop, we prepared Chocolate Cup Cakes and A Green Smoothie. 

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These non bake cupcakes are made with nutrient dense walnuts and cacao. Walnuts are a great source of omega 3 essential fatty acids which are crucial for heart health as they lower cholesterol levels reduce high blood pressure and improve arthritis and mental health. They are high in amino acid tryptophan which helps make serotonin which is a feel good hormone. Dates give a natural sweetness and are high in minerals, potassium, chromium, magnesium and iron. Cacao is also high in magnesium and iron and contains compounds to boost serotonin in the brain.

The green smoothie is full of nourishing alkaline green vegetables and leafy greens that help improve bone density and serum growth hormone concentrations and also help to prevent muscle wastage. A good diet has always played a vital role in supporting health, which is why it is so important to think about what you put into your mouth every time you eat and drink and whether or not it makes a positive or negative effect to your body.

This workshop was a great introduction to some Healthy Eating Principles, to educate and encourage students to choice fresh and whole foods when ever possible!!!

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This workshop was conducted by Nutritionist /Health Promotion Coordinator, Anj.

Welcome Cambridge BBQ

Yesterday, we welcomed 71 new Cambridge students and 19 General English student to Lexis English Noosa. This intake of students are from; Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Czech Republic, El Salvador, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Taiwan, Turkey, Slovakia, Spain, and Switzerland! We celebrated their arrival with a FREE BBQ at Shades Wine Bar. It was a lovely afternoon for the new students to mingle with one another, have a social drink and relax after a full day of tests, interviews and information. We hope you’re all settling in well, and enjoy your experience here in Noosa. 

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Welcome Cambridge Students

Welcome to the new Cambridge students at Lexis Noosa!

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Lexis Noosa was happy to welcome a lovely group of new Cambridge students this morning. Welcome everyone! We hope you have a marvelous experience here in Noosa!

Welcome NEW Students

Welcome to the new General English students who arrived today in Noosa!

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From left to right;

Back Row: Josephine (Belgium), Tony (France), Kurt (Switzerland), Vanessa (Switzerland), Rahel (Switzerland), Eleonore (France), Roxane (Switzerland), Elsa (Switzerland), Christie (Switzerland), Justine (Belgium), Hugo (France)

Front Row: Rahel (Switzerland), Raphaela (Switzerland), Emiko (Japan), Tomomi (Japan), Kengo (Japan)

Looking for Work

Cleaners Required

For holiday accommodation in Noosa. Experience preferred, training provided, weekend work essential. ABN required. Please email your resume to; hk@noosapropertyrentals.com.au

Gusto Restaurant

Looking for experience and professional wait staff. Please call on 5449 7144

Waitperson

Required for Noosaville restaurant, min 1 night per week, including weekends and holidays, junior wages apply, please call 0403 827 788

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Cambridge Exam Preparation Courses Kick off.

Cambridge Manager Nina Schiller, met with her Cambridge Exam Preparation teachers yesterday to kick off the new season.

The PD included best teaching practice, assessment and recording, evaluation of past courses and how to make exam preparation FUN! The new Cambridge exam formats for 2015 were discussed and future text books considered.

The teachers can’t wait to meet the new Cambridge cohort. Tim Bloxsome for Cambridge Proficiency candidates, Phil Egan, Eileen Thompson and Sonia Russell for Cambridge Advanced, Kirsten Aldridge, Anne Potter, Esther Reith and Michelle Previti for Cambridge First.

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Coffee, Cake and Conversation

The after school Triple C Club (Coffee, Cake and Conversation) is proving popular, even when it is perfect beach weather.

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Senior teacher Annette had everyone laughing this afternoon when they played the every entertaining ‘headband game’.

Come and join us. Every Thursday in Room 10.

Farewell to our lovely TAPs

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 Lexis English welcomed more than 100 students from Brazil, Czech, Denmark,  Italy, France, Japan, Germany, Mauritius, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine this season. It has become somewhat quiet after all our teen students left, and now we wait until the next group in 2015!

We hope you met some nice friends from around the world, enjoyed staying with your host families, learning from the teachers, having fun with your activities coordinator and had a life changing experience. 

We will have a new program coming up in 2015! It will be released soon. So we hope to see you again at one of the Lexis schools in Australia in 2015!   🙂 🙂

 

Noosa Table Tennis Competition

Today’s table tennis activity was in full swing with some talent currently floating around the school. With some great prizes up for grabs, the students had their game faces on to take the table tennis championships. 

One by one, the student numbers began to drop, with the more skillful players making it through each round. The semi finals had Will and Peter go head to head. Will was using some of his Brazilian techniques but couldn’t defeat our Czech boy Peter. In the finals our lovely Paula met with Professional player Patrick, in what we through was going to be a close match. Patrick showed us how it was done with a victory of 11-1 against the lovely lady from Columbia! 

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Spring has sprung

What a way to spend the first day of Spring than a walk through the beautiful Noosa National Park! The new arrivals plus some students who have been in Noosa for a few weeks already, joined the outdoor activity to walk from the school all the way to Tea Tree’s in the National Park. 

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The students experienced first hand the wild Australian wildlife by spotting a spider, a python in a tree, a possum with its baby on its back and some wild bush turkeys. A beautiful first day of spring!

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