Cider Tasting

This afternoon the wonderful students at Lexis Noosa, engaged in an awesome English exercise – Cider Tasting 🙂

With the help of some of our Customer Service Students, everyone was able to indulge in 5 different varieties of Cider.

Lots of happy faces and lots of English was shared.

The ciders that were tasted are listed below.

CIDER 1: CASTAWAY CLASSIC PEAR CIDER  

Castaway Pear Cider is perfectly balanced and proudly produced in Western Australia. Radiating with the smell of crisp fragrant pears this cider is made for fruit-fulled refreshment. It is a crisp, fruity, easy drinking cider. Best enjoyed served over ice on a warm summer day.

CIDER 2:  REKORDERLIG STRAWBERRY & LIME CIDER

Made from the purest Swedish spring water and deliciously ripe summer strawberry flavours, Rekorderlig Strawberry & Lime Cider is perfect served over ice or mixed with fresh mint for an incredible taste sensation.

CIDER 3: THE HILL CIDER COMPANY – APPLE

Made using only the crispest Adelaide Hills apples, The Hills Cider company apple cider is bright straw in colour displays fresh floral mores with a hint of custard apple and minerals. Crisp green apples on the palate, with layers if lime sherbet, custard apple and sweet vanilla. Serve ice cold. deliciously refreshing!

CIDER 4: 5 SEEDS APPLE

5 Seeds Crisp Apple Cider is a wonderfully refreshing Cider with flavoursome apple characteristics coming through in both the aroma and flavour. 5 Seeds has become one of Australia’s favourite ciders for obvious reasons! Serve on its own over ice or with the addition of some fresh fruit.

CIDER 5: REKORDERLIG PASSIONFRUIT

Lovers of Cheeky Rascal’s refreshing fruit-flavoured ciders are going to fall head over heels for their Passionfruit and Pink Lady Apply cider blend. Power packed tropical flavours courtesy of quality Passionfruit is expertly intertwined with crunchy Pink Lady characters to create a cider destined for a Sunday afternoon.

Graduating Students

Today we say farewell to 5 of our Lexis Noosa students.

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We say goodbye to Mayu and Amparo from Intermediate, Livio and Bartosz from Upper Intermediate and Yutaro from Cambridge FCE class.

We would like to wish our Lexis Noosa students all the best in the future. Good Luck!

July Activity Calendar

Check out the new Activity Calendar for Lexis Noosa.

Here you can find all the activities that we will be doing throughout the month of July!

July Calendar

Next week we have a fun filled week planned for you all to enjoy. Just need to come to Reception and sign up each week for the activities you would like to participate in!

Job Workshop

Every Tuesday from 2pm – Job Workshop

Need help writing your resume, getting a Tax File Number or ABN number or just looking for some jobs online. Come to reception and sign up for the Job Workshop.

 

Strawberry Picking

Wednesday 4th June 2018 – 2pm Meet in the courtyard. Limited Spaces!

Join us for an adventure to the Cooloola Berry fields to pick your own strawberries!

 

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Grammar Workshop – Every Thursday at 2pm! Sign up at Reception.

 

Movie Afternoon

Afternoon Movie help at Lexis Noosa

Looking for an activity that’s exciting and entertaining? Than look no further….. We will be showing a movie from our Netflix collection and also supplying some delicious snacks for you all to enjoy.

Job Search

Job Search

There are a lot of jobs available online! Just need to submit your resume online. If you need help please come to Job Workshop on Tuesday from 2pm!

Casual Barista in Coolum Beach – Seek 28.6.18

A cafe in Coolum Beach is seeking a casual Barista (up to 35 hours per week) to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

 

Housekeeping Attendant – Ingenia Holidays Noosa – Seek 27.6.18

The primary responsibility of the Housekeeping Attendant is to ensure the rooms within the community are clean and in an orderly manner as well as attend to the amenity blocks and common areas.

 

Chef/Cook needed casual 25-35hrs. Eddie Chebba’s – Gumtree 28.6.18

Arcadia St, Noosa Heads QLD 4567, Australia

Chef/cook required for Eddie Chebba’s Noosa Junction. 25-35 hrs a week, with more in the coming months. Must be able to work in small team and cover head chefs day off, all with a positive attitude. Great atmosphere and working environment, contribute to menu ideas and grow with the business. Email resumes to tristanmead83@gmail.com Or in person.

 

Job vacancy – Coolum Beach, QLD – Gumtree 27.6.18

Cook required for busy cafe / takeaway, casual position that could become permenant part or full time for the right person. Duties include preparation of base commodities, cooking of snacks, baking, cooking of  meat and seafood.  Must be able to work under pressure to produce meals in a timely manner. Our trading hours are 8 AM to 7 PM, 7 days a week. Must be clean,attentive to detail, willing to learn, easy going personality. Flexible working hours to suit both the business and the employee. The business is a well established over 15 years, recently relocated to new and larger premises due to our growth and expansion of offering, we require the right person.

 

Busy fast paced restraunt looking for kitchen hand ! – Gumtree 27.6.18

Fast paced, young and reliable kitchen hand needed for busy restaurant on Thomas street. To be suitable for this role you must: -be available Tuesday and Thursday nights -be willing to learn -be reliable This job offers 8-12 hours per week.

 

Breakfast cook for Italian coffee shop in Noosa – Gumtree 26.6.18

Well know Noosa coffee icon require a cook / breakfast chef will be prepared to be versatile and work in different sections of the kitchen, both independently and as part of a team.

5 morning shift (8-1pm) preparing pre made meals and make breakfast

3 evening shift (5-10pm) help the Head chef during service

To be successful in this role you Must:

– Have 2 years of experience in a similar role

– Be punctual and reliable

– Be available to work on a 5 or 6 days roster (weekends are a must)

– Be passionate about cooking with fresh produce, working in a team environment and delivery a premium product on the table to each and every customer

– Enjoy working in a busy environment with a true passion for Italian cooking

– A keen eye for detail and a positive and proactive approach

– Have the ability to step up, show your creative flair and back up the Head Chef when required.

-Experience in fresh pasta making and pizza making highly preferred but not essential for someone willing to lear.

This is an excellent opportunity for a career minded individual with a strong work ethic and passion for food. Experience in Italian dining is preferable. Remuneration based on skills and experience. Regional sponsorship available for the right candidate. To apply to this job please send us your Resume. Please note applications without resume won’t be consider. We will contact the right candidate. You must have the rights to live and work in Australia.

 

KItchen staff required – Noosa Heads 26.6.18 Gumtree

We are looking for a strong, reliable and dedicated Kitchen Staff to join our kitchen team on a casual basis. Approx 15-20 hours per week and required knowledge and experiences of Korean food and ingredients

haruasiankitchen@gmail.com

한국분들 환영합니다. 연락 많이 주세요

 

Waiting position available – Gumtree 26.6.18

A traditional Italian Restaurant is seeking an industry professional with a passion for food, wine and service to support our Restaurant .

This water view restaurant is located in the touristic Noosa Marina and our customer base is varied so service can be fast paced during peak season and school holidays period.

This is a casual position with variable number of hours available (10 h/w to 20-25h/w) and you will be required to be available on week days night time and on weekend.

To be successful in this role you MUST have:

  • Good floor skills and amazing customer focus
  • Italian food and wine knowledge, preferred but not essential if you are a fast learner
  • The ability to provide smooth dining experience for customers
  • Ability to communicate clearly, to work in a team and BE RELIABLE.
  • QLD RSA certificate or willingness to get one

What we offer:

  • Friendly team and work environment
  • No early starts

If you think to have what it takes for this position send us your Resume and be ready to come in for a trial shift.

Ciao!

 

 

Staff Profile – Simona

 

We sat down and asked some hard questions of Simona one of our fabulous Homestay Coordinators to find out a little bit more about her.

What Languages do you speak? 

Romanian and English.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I like to go to the theatre, ballet and Opera.

What places have you lived in?

Romania, London, America and now Australia.

If you weren’t a Homestay Coordinator what would you be?

A yoga teacher.

On the weekend you’ll find me?

At the beach reading a book.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

I’m not telling, you’ll have to find out for yourself.

What is your favourite food?

I love healthy food.

What is your favourite pastime?

Reading a book and working out.

What is your English tip? 

Watching TV/movies with subtitles, it really helps improve one’s English.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Simona one of our fabulous Homestay Coordinators at Lexis English Noosa. 

Aussie Afternoon

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students had the opportunity to join our action packed Aussie afternoon of food tasting and slang.

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By the end of this afternoon we had everyone speaking like a True Blue Aussie. G’Day mate, How’s it goin?!?!

Some of the delicious Aussie food that we tried this afternoon included; an oldie but a goodie – Vegemite, fairy bread, Anzac biscuits, Tim Tams, musk lollies, red frogs, Lamingtons,  Caramello koalas, Macadamia nuts and to wash it all down we tried some Pasito.

 

 

FIFA World Cup 2018

⚽️ For all your FIFA World Cup 2018 information please head to the whiteboard in our common room! We hope you enjoy watching all the games! ⚽️

Round 3

Make sure you cheer on you team while watching them on the TV via the SBS channel.

Good Luck!

Welcome to Noosa!

🤩🎉 Welcome to our new students starting at Lexis Noosa today! Kyotaro, Rumi and Ayumu from Japan, Beatrice and Mathis from France, Sunghyun and Woojin from Korea, Jessica from Brazil, Alba from Spain, Jokab from Germany and Mevelyn from the Philippines. Enjoy your stay!!!

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25.6.18 TAP

Welcome to our new TAP students!

Yoga

What a wonderful way to start the weekend than with a yoga lesson.

A great way to relax and stretch your tired muscles after a long and stressful week of studies.

We hope you all have a peaceful and happy weekend and see you bright and early Monday morning!

Graduating Students

Today we say farewell to 5 of our students!

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Flavia, Livia and Oh from our IELTS class and Lucas and Juan from our Intermediate class.

We wish you all the best in the future and good luck with all your travels and studies.

It’s the Weekend!

Looking for some fun ideas to do this weekend?

 

Weather Forecast

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Noosa Junction Cinema – Saturday Timetables

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Saturday: The Original Eumundi Markets

Eumundi Markets

Come enjoy the enchanting experience of the world famous Original Eumundi Markets – renowned for locally made artisan treasures. You’ll find handcrafted furniture, homewares, artworks, ceramics, and cutting-edge fashion and jewellery by local designers, along with a wealth of fresh produce and gourmet delights. When you need a break from shopping, indulge in a massage, have your palm read, or just be entertained by a stellar line-up of musicians and street performers. Step into a world of original design at the best art and craft market in Australia – and meet the artisans face-to-face every Saturday and Wednesday, rain, hail or shine.

 

Saturday or Sunday: Australia Zoo

Koala Australia Zoo

Wildlife in this popular zoo was captured by Australia’s famous “Crocodile Hunter,” a legendary herpetologist excelling in snake and crocodile capture techniques. There is no other zoo like Australia Zoo! We pack in stacks of wildlife action every day and there are always plenty of exciting wildlife shows to see.

Noosa National Park Walk

Noosa National

Noosa national park features the spectacular coastal scenery of Noosa Headland, and nearby areas around Lake Weyba, Peregian and Coolum. Surrounded by development, this park is a wildlife sanctuary, protecting beautiful stands of eucalypt forest, woodland, melaleuca wetland, colourful wallum heathland and pockets of dense vine-strewn rainforest.

 

 

 

 

Meet our awesome-sauce Teacher Sam!

 

Introducing one of our (best looking) Lexis English Noosa Teachers. SAM THE MAN

We sat down and asked the hard questions to our  English Teacher Sam to find out a little bit more about him.

What Languages do you speak? 

I am semi fluent in British English and my Australian English is at an Upper Intermediate Level.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I am a qualified tour cruise operator and work in the heart of Noosa. O’ Captain, My Captain 🙂

What places have you lived in?

Los Angeles, Heathrow Airport, Singapore Airport, Sydney (Everywhere), Adelaide and of course Noosa.

If you weren’t a teacher what would you be?

I would definitely have a career that mixes Entertaining and Language/History. So probably travelling around Europe as a tour guide, partying only once a year 😉

On the weekend you’ll find me?

Working on a boat or contemplating writing my novel underneath a tree in the middle of a park somewhere in the heart of Noosa.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

Rumba Wine Bar, somewhere along Hasting Street.

What is your favourite food?

I EAT ANYTHING…

What is your favourite pastime?

Making Gelato for a living.

What is your English tip? 

Watch a movie in English without subtitles and write down any words you know or think you know. Before you watch the movie again, see if you can write a brief summary of what happens to each character in the film. Then watch again with subtitles and you’ll probably be quite close with your synopsis.

Particularly, if it is a Superhero Movie.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Sam one of our Legendary General English Teachers at Lexis English Noosa. 

Farewell Romulo and Paula

Today we say farewell to two of our long studying students Paula and Romulo. They have been with us for 47 weeks and we wish them all the best in the future.

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Good Luck!!

Round 2 FIFA World Cup 2018

🎉 Heading into Round 2 of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Check out all the game times and where you can watch them along with the results from the first round on our whiteboard at Lexis Noosa! We hope your enjoying the football. 🎉

Round 2

Here are the list of games coming up this week and weekend for you to watch!

Afternoon Fun at Lexis Noosa

We have a fun filled afternoon installed for Lexis Noosa students! Today the student had 2 activities to choose from, watching Jumanji or a water colour painting lesson with Phil. Which one would you choose?

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Water Colour Painting with our Cambridge teacher Phil!

One of Lexis English Noosa’s must do is to take part in Phil’s water colour painting class.

He teaches you all the techniques needed to complete a water colour painting. Step by step you will be painting a lake, mountains and storm clouds and to finish it off you will need to draw some birds, a boat and cabin in the mountains. Sign your picture and then you are finished!

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Good work everyone! Your water colour paintings look amazing!!

Farewell Sandra

Sandra

Today the Upper Intermediate class said goodbye to Sandra who was visiting from Brazil. Sandra was with our class for only 3 weeks but hopefully she will be back again to study very soon. You will be missed from our class and we wish you all the very best in the future.

Welcome to Noosa

Welcome to all of our new students starting today at Lexis Noosa!

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We have 8 new general English students starting today. Bartosz from Poland, Hina and Aya from Japan, Jeong Min and Sangyeop from Korea, Silvio and Vanessa from Switzerland and Leonid from Russia.

18.6.18 Cambridge

And then we have 7 new students doing our Cambridge course for the next 10 weeks. We have Alisson, Fabienne and Joel from Switzerland, Aida from SPain, Hiroko from Japan, Aaron from Malaysia and Josephine from France.

With our new students we decided to play a game or two of Jenga and have some delicious afternoon tea. Yum Yum!! What a wonderful way to relax and make new friends.

   We hope you all had a wonderful time getting to know one another and hope you enjoy your time at Lexis Noosa!

Graduation

Today we say farewell to 4 students who have completed their English Courses with us here at Lexis Noosa.

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Good luck to Kana, Nadia and Miyuki from our Intermediate classes and Gabriela from Upper Intermediate.

All the best!!

Job Search – Noosa

Job Search

Casual Café All-rounder in Coolum Beach  – Seek

A cafe in Coolum Beach is seeking a casual Café All-rounder (up to 30 hours per week) to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Café All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rights

https://www.seek.com.au/job/36464995?type=standard

 

Casual Café All-rounder in Noosaville – Seek

A bar/cafe/restaurant in Noosaville is seeking a casual Café All-rounder (up to 35 hours per week) to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at least 1 day at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Café All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rights

https://www.seek.com.au/job/36437078?type=standard

Casual Cook in Coolum Beach – Seek

A cafe in Coolum Beach is seeking a casual Cook (up to 40 hours per week) to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Cook
  • Have Australian work rights

https://www.seek.com.au/job/36379427?type=standard

 

Cocktail Bartender Required – Gumtree

Paradise Arcade, Noosa is looking for an experienced cocktail bartender to join our team. A Successful candidate must posses; • Attention to detail • Vast cocktail knowledge • Ability to work in a fast paced environment • Can – do attitude • Interest and appreciation for agave products • High customer service standards • Minimum of 12 months prior experience in a similar role We offer a fun, fast paced environment with a great young team. Agave knowledge is provided and assisted with. Please contact hola@paradisearcade.com.au Attention: DYLAN

 

Kitchen hand casual – Gumtree

Busy Noosaville restaurant looking for a experienced kitchen hand to join our small team. Please come in person to wood fire grill at quamby place to hand in your resume and speak with al.

 

Teacher Profile – Lize

This week we are introducing our Teacher Lize!

 

We sat down and asked the hard questions to our  English Teacher Lize to find out a little bit more about her.

What Languages do you speak? 

I speak English and Afrikaans.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I learned how to drive when I was 8 years old…… on my grandparents’ farm 🙂

What places have you lived in?

I have lived in Australia and South Africa.

If you weren’t a teacher what would you be?

I think I would be a professional photographer or graphic designer.

On the weekend you’ll find me?

Cleaning my house and doing the laundry or taking my dog for a walk on the beach.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

Samba Grill on Gympie Terrace 🙂

What is your favourite food?

Pap, wors en sous (Polenta with tomato and onion relish and traditional South- African farmer sausage)

What is your favourite pastime?

Photography, scrapbooking, watching TV and reading.

What is your English tip? 

Make friends with people who don’t speak your language so that you are forced to speak it all the time. And also READ READ READ!! For vocabulary extension, watch kids TV programs.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Lize one of our General English teachers at Lexis English Noosa. 

Welcome to Noosa!

Welcome to our Lexis Noosa Family 🙂

11.6.18

I would like to give a big welcome to our new students starting at Lexis Noosa today. We have Tomas and Petra from Czech Republic, Hitomi and Mikako from Japan and Miae from Korea. We hope you all have a wonderful time at Lexis Noosa!

Koala Cafe by the Customer Service Class

The Customer Service class put all their practice into a real-life situation today when they made lunch for the students at the Koala Cafe.  The class researched recipes and wrote a menu description for their dishes.  The shopped for food and made delicious dishes for the students and teachers to eat.  The Thai Basil Chicken was very popular and there was a choice of tasty desserts either apple pie or warm pancakes and fresh fruit.  The students were able to greet customers and wait on the tables. The washing-up wasn’t as popular though!

We hope you enjoyed our food!

Teacher Profile – Phil

Introducing our CAE Cambridge teacher Phil!

Phil CAE Teacher

We sat down and asked the hard questions to our Cambridge teacher Phil to find out a little bit more about him.

What Languages do you speak? 

I speak English and a little Indonesian.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I have taught many things over the past years. Math, Science, Business and water colour painting. I also have a lot of experience in hospitality and written half a book 🙂

What places have you lived in?

I have lived in Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Noosa, Jakarta and London.

If you weren’t a teacher what would you be?

I think if I wasn’t teaching I would be a lecturer.

What do you like to do on the weekend?

On the weekend you will find me painting, renovating and building.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

The Noosa River is the best kept secret 🙂

What is your favourite food?

Ceviche and Sushi 🙂 Yum Yum

What is your favourite pastime?

I love to paint, travel or anything to do with the outdoors and water. eg. Sailing, camping or surfing.

What is your English tip? 

GET INVOLVED!!!

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Phil one of our Cambridge teachers at Lexis English Noosa. 

Cambridge Graduation

Today we say farewell to our Cambridge students who started their course on the 19th March 2018. We’d like to say thank you for coming to Lexis Noosa and we hope you all had an amazing time here with us. Good luck with your speaking exams tomorrow and other exams over the weekend and next week.

CPE Tim

CPE Class with teacher Tim Bloxsome, Dario, Yanik, Dominik, Mateus, Isabela, Carmela, Roman and Adrien.

CAE Phil

CAE 1 Class with teacher Phil, Santiago, Cloe, Nicole, Max, Nina, Erica, Noee, Pasquale, Tatjana, Sandra, Aneta and Rachel.

CAE Kirsten

CAE 2 class with teacher Kirsten, Guilherme, Sarah, Isabela, Lucie, Marta, Lara, Noelia, Nina, Rafael, Manuela and Lyndon.

FCE Suzie

FCE 1 class with teacher Suzie, Basil, Nerea, Jacqueline, Alex, Celine, Jeanne, Claudia, Marta, Cate, Alejandra, Ria and Kishiko.

FCE Kerri

FCE 2 class with teacher Kerri, Saad, Raquel, Marc, Jeremias, Martin, Ramona, Romina, Oh, Luiza and Jasmin.

We wish you all the luck and happiness in the future!

Cambridge group

WE DID IT!! 🙂

Intermediate Cooking Lesson

Maria and Sam’s class combined forces today and used their English skills to make pasta.  The students made the pasta dough from scratch and made delicious Pici Pasta with basil pesto and cheese.  Everyone enjoyed a break from their books and learning new skills.

Movie Afternoon

This afternoon our Lexis Noosa students enjoyed watching The Greatest Showman while eating some delicious popcorn and lollies. Yum Yum 🙂

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN

Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

International Lunch Day

Looking to try some amazing and delicious international dishes at Lexis Noosa.           Than look no further!…..

Chicken Karaage

Our wonderful customer service option class will be hosting a lunch opportunity for the                              whole of Lexis Noosa on Friday the 8th June 2018 at 12.15 pm.                                                                        It will only cost you $4 to participate.                                                 Please take your money to the Lexis Noosa kitchen and see the beautiful students from the customer service option class!

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Enjoy your meal and have a wonderful day!

 

 

Welcome 4.6.18

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A huge welcome to Lexis Noosa’s four new students this morning.

We have Nayoon and Hyeon-Tae from Korea, Rika from Japan and Sandra from Brazil. We hope that you all have a great first day at our lovely school.

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See you all at 2pm for the Noosa Local Tour! We will go for a walk around the Noosa Junction and I’ll show you the most important stops around town such as the medical center, banks, good cafes, where to buy a bus card and sim card, the supermarket and loads more.

After the local tour I recommend making your way down to Noosa Main Beach because it will be looking just as beautiful as this picture!

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Graduation 1.6.18

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Goodbye to our graduating students!

Today we are saying goodbye to Ricky, Dong Hee, & Won from South Korea, Yuki, Chika & Kaori from Japan and Yannick & Marc from Spain. It’s a very sad day as these students have been with us for such a long time.

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We will miss you guys! Goodluck with your travels and please be SAFE.

BBQ Party!

Last night we had a great BBQ party to celebrate Cambridge’s last student night with us here at Lexis Noosa as they will be busy next week prepping for their exams.

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We enjoyed a lot of great food, drinks and a whole lot of laughs.

The night was crisp so of course the dance moves had to make an appearance to warm everyone up haha! Hope you all enjoyed the night.