Mt. Tinbeerwah Walk

This afternoon a group of lucky Lexis Noosa students were able to experience the incredible views of Mt. Tinbeerwah.

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Lexis Noosa students hiked 1km to the top were they were able to take photos of the spectacular panoramic 360 degree views looking over Noosa, the Pacific Ocean and the Hinterland.

The students had a little picnic to enjoy while they relaxed and took in those beautiful views!

Kayaking and S.U.P

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students cruised down the Noosa River on their Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards.

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Such a great activity for the students to see a different side of Noosa enjoying the beautiful hidden sand banks and that incredible view of the Noosa River!

Everyone looked like they had a great afternoon.

 

 

Goodbye 14.09.18

This afternoon we said goodbye to 7 students from Lexis Noosa!

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The Upper-Intermediate class said goodbye to Lillian from Brazil and Jasmin from Switzerland, the IELTS class said goodbye to Inga from Russia, Intermediate said goodbye to Maud from France, Pre-Intermediate said goodbye to Sabrina from Switzerland and Kyotaro from Japan and Elementary said goodbye to Hikari from Japan.

We hope you all enjoyed your studies at Lexis Noosa and your time in Australia.

Safe travels!

BBQ Party @ KB’s!

Last night Lexis Noosa students enjoyed a BBQ and glow party at KB’s night club.

The BBQ started at 6pm. The students got to taste a traditional Aussie BBQ which consisted of sausages, meat patties, salads, chips and a whole lot of drinks 😉 !

Once the BBQ was done Student Uni Travel announced their competition winner. The students had to guess how many jelly beans were in a jar to win an all paid trip to Byron Bay.

Andrina

Congratulations to Andrina we hope you enjoy your free trip.

The students then went inside the nightclub to dance the night away at the glow party!

What a great night.

 

 

Noosa National Park Walk

This Lexis Noosa students spent the afternoon walking and exploring the Noosa National Park. It was such a wonderful sunny day why wouldn’t you go for a walk and experience this beautiful part of the world!

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It looks like everyone had a wonderful time exploring and getting out into the sunshine!

Looking forward to seeing you all on the next activity.

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Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Today we welcome 20 new General English students and 35 new Cambridge students to our wonderful campus at Noosa.

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General English Students: Yuya, Ayaka, Ami, Yuki, Haruka, and Akira from Japan, Hye Ju, Jae Ho and Ill Sim from Korea, Suvichada from Thailand, Adriana from Brazil, Pere from Spain, Julia, Sereina, Janine, Melissa and Andre from Switzerland and Yu Chun from Taiwan.

10.9.18 Cambridge

Cambridge Students: Samya, Marine, Sira, Janine, Christoph, Andrina, Jessica, Matthias, Julian, Jiska, Celina, Tanja, Ariane, Sarah, Stefanie, Aline, Leon, Celine, Daniel, Gina, Fabienne, Lorena, Luca, Alessandra, Patricia, Dominique, Melanie, Nicole, Celine, Lea and Nina from Switzerland, Carmen from Germany, Josephine from Sweden, Francesc from Spain and Nienke from Netherlands.

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Lexis Noosa students spent the afternoon down at Pinaroo Park enjoying some drinks and food while playing volleyball and getting to know one another.

We hope you all have a wonderful time here in Noosa with us!!

Boomerang Painting

This afternoon at Lexis English Noosa the students relaxed while they painted some boomerangs.

The students thought of some great designs. They looked amazing at the end!

Hope you all had a great afternoon . And now you have a souvenir to take home with you to remember your fantastic trip to Australia.

Inga

Job Search

Here are some jobs that I have found online through www.seek.com.au. If you need any help please come to our Job Workshop with Sam every Tuesday at 2.00pm. Sign up at reception!

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Casual Cook in Peregian Beach – Seek 5.9.18

A restaurant in Peregian Beach is seeking a casual Cook (up to 25 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

Full time Barista in Noosa Heads – Seek 6.9.18

A cafe/restaurant in Noosa Heads is seeking a full time Barista (up to 45 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 3 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

 

Full time CafĂ© All-rounder in Noosa Heads – Seek 6.9.18

A business in Noosa Heads is seeking a full time Café All-rounder (up to 40 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 2 years of experience as a CafĂ© All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rights

Team Members Grill’d – Noosa! – Seek 5.9.18

Why Join Grill’d?

Grill’d is a home-grown Australian success story! Grill’d believes in being good, doing good & feeling good and this reflects in the careers & work environment we nurture. Whether it’s connecting with the local communities and giving back to local charities or having the flexibility to enjoy a work/life balance or earning a competitive salary & performance related bonuses or having ownership to support the running of a business alongside a rock star team.

Who You Are;

First and foremost you are a great leader & charismatic people person. You can inspire teams, and support the management team having compassion for your team and customers alike. You love being hands on and leading by example either operationally with regards to compliance, food safety & waste management or delivering first class employee training or customer experiences and “wow” moments. You know how to engage teams and drive results. You’re known for your abilities to organise and multi-task and stay calm and confident under pressure. You are passionate about your career and want to join a company that takes your career as seriously as you do!

The Role;

You would be crucial in driving the customer experience & motivating & engaging the team are second to none. We need people who are focused on articulating and empowering other Team Members with a clear understanding of the vision and actions needed operationally in the restaurant to meet ambitious goals. You would be brand ambassadors & live & breath the Grill’d values of Passion, Leadership, Ownership & Trust.

What You’ll Be Doing;

  • Educating & articulating our vision & values and championing ambitious goals within the team.
  • Consistently creating unrivalled customer experiences
  • Effectively help with the training and assessing teams to increase capacity and performance
  • Setting clear goals and objectives aligned to success and effectively articulating visions to the team creating accountability and ownership
  • Proactively leading the team during service on the restaurant floor, ensuring all stations are performing effectively, the customer experience is memorable & the team are motivated
  • Ensuring all processes and systems are followed and understood by the team.

What You’ll Need;

  • A passion for great food, Grill’d especially!
  • Experience leading, managing, inspiring & training teams in a hospitality, retail or customer service orientated environment.
  • Ability to engage, train and empower your team effectively.
  • A focus on continuous improvement & exceeding customers’ expectations every time to create loyal fans
  • A keen focus on processes and compliance & ensuring quality every time!
  • Compassion for others whether it’s your team, the local community or charities
  • Energy, positivity & resilience with a keen focus on motivating others
  • Target orientated and career driven with the passion and abilities to be successful

Applicants need to be available for a mixture of shifts during the week and on weekends.

Hit APPLY if this looks like what you are searching for in your career!

 

Part time CafĂ© All-rounder in Peregian Beach – Seek 5.9.18

A cafe in Peregian Beach is seeking a part time Café All-rounder (up to 20 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 CafĂ© All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rights

Kitchen Attendant – RACV Noosa Resort – Seek 5.9.18

RACV Noosa Resort requires an energetic and enthusiastic Kitchen Attendant to join its friendly and fast-paced Kitchen team on a casual basis.

As the Kitchen Attendant you will ideally have had some experience working in a commercial kitchen.  It is not essential that you desire to be a chef, however a positive attitude and willingness to work under the direction of the senior chefs is necessary.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Cleaning dishes
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the kitchen facility including cool rooms, floors, restaurant and bar areas, pizzeria
  • Moving stock and equipment

To be successful in this role you must have enthusiasm, be energetic and have a ‘can-do attitude’.  This position will operate across a 7-day rotating roster. Weekend and evening availability is essential. Penalty rates apply for weekend and public holiday shifts.

RACV will conduct a criminal history background on candidates subject to current legislation.

 

3.09.18 ~ New students in Noosa

Welcome to the 23 new students at Lexis English Noosa!

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This morning we welcomed Gian, Sabrina, Jasmin, Cristina, Lynn, Julian, Elvis, Dominik and Rahel from Switzerland, Mai, Tomoya, Yoshikazu and Yuka from Japan, Mirco from Argentina, Laia, Hector and Nicolas from Spain, Elena from Italy, Nopparat from Thailand, Ana and Daniele from Brazil, Jin from Korea and Romane from Belgium.

We hope you all enjoy your time at Lexis English Noosa and have loads of fun on your Australian journey.

Yoga in the Park

This afternoon our Lexis Noosa students went to the park for a Yoga lesson with Joti.

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This activity will leave you relax and stress free ready to enjoy whatever the weekend brings you!!

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We hope that everyone has a relaxed and happy weekend and we’ll see you all bright and early on Monday morning.

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Ping Pong Tournament

This afternoon Lexis Noosa had the August 2018 Ping Pong competition.

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This month we only had 16 players but it was still very competitive and also super fun!

First prize goes to Rubens, second prize goes Tomas and third prize goes to Yuka.

Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated and had a good go!

 

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Today Lexis Noosa is welcoming 7 new students to our wonderful family.

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We have Miriam and Katja from Switzerland, Inga from Russia, Ariana from Andorra, Franziska from Austria and Junki and Mami from Japan.

Welcome to our Lexis Noosa family and we hope you have a wonderful and exciting stay!

Lexis presents ‘Love Simon’

Friday afternoon calls for relaxation time!

We opened the ‘Lexis Cinema’ for the afternoon to have a screening of ‘Love Simon’. The students were provided with some popcorn of course to snack on while they watched their movie.

The students were so relaxed and ready for a great weekend. Hope you all enjoyed the wonderful movie.

Graduation 24.8.18

Today Lexis Noosa says goodbye to 49 students ranging from Cambridge classes right through to Elementary classes. Congratulations on completing your courses and we wish you all the very best in the future!

Michelle

Michelle’s Elementary Class – Mizuki, Sayaka, Saki and Kouki.

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Maria’s Pre-Intermediate Class – Maika, Marine, Natsuki, Mahiro and Miina.

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Sam’s Intermediate Class – Rafael, Manon, Cassandra, Larissa and Andrea.

Annette

Annette’s Intermediate Class – Danila and Satomi.

Kerri

Kerri’s Upper-Intermediate – Jade, Adele and Silas.

Anjali

Anjali’s IELTS Class – Ewan

Suzie’s Cambridge FCE Class – Dominic, Joel, Loredana, Tomas, Rinko, Silvia and Madlaina.

Phil

Phil’s Cambridge CAE Class – Fabienne, Marta, Luiza, Hiroko, Alisson, Giorgia, Aida and Josephine.

 

 

Let’s learn some Muay Thai

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students learnt some Muay Thai moves.

The students walked down to Pinaroo Park where the lesson was going to take place. First of all the teacher showed us some moves and quickly ran through the background of the sports so that we could get an understanding of what Muay Thai Martial Arts is and the history behind it.

We love doing these kinds of activities so that the students get to learn about different cultures!

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Hope you all loved learning some Muay Thai.

 

 

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Welcome to our new students starting this week at Lexis Noosa.

20.8.18

We have Yuichiro, Hikari, Yuka, Yumi, Kurumi, Shizuka and Haruka from Japan, Tina and Linda from Switzerland and Yebin from Korea.

We hope you all have a wonderful time here in Noosa!

Bath Bombs

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students were making bath bombs.

Make your own Bath Bombs using essential oils and household products so that you can relax and rejuvenate in your own bath tub.

We hope you all have a relaxing weekend and see you all on Monday!

Graduation 17.8.18

Today Lexis Noosa is saying farewell to 56 students!

Alicia

Alicia’s Elementary Class: Kazuma, Tsukasa, Ibuki, Yuya, Ayuri, Kosuke, Shoma, Shuntaro and Sawa.

Michelle

Michelle’s Elementary Class: Lucille, Maximilien, Fanny, Kano, Larysa, Xavier and Miyu.

Annette’s Pre-Intermediate Class: Sami, Thomas, Nahee, Ren and Maiko.

Kerri

Kerri’s Pre-Intermediate Class: Mahiro, Mio, Chinatsu and Angelo.

Sam’s Intermediate Class: Zaur and Chizue.

Maria’s Intermediate Class: Nonoka, Yuka and Ting Ting.

Kirsten

Kirsten’s Upper-Intermediate Class: Alexandra, Elizaveta, Woojin, Yuka, Asuka, Gleb, Elizaveta and Zhiping.

Eileen’s Upper-Intermediate Class: Lea, Ivan, Sofya, Mikhail, Janis, Felipe,
Isabel and Anastasiia.

Anjali’s IELTS Class: Ekaterina, Giulia, Alexandra, Sofya and Alba.

It’s always sad to say goodbye to our students but to say goodbye to 56 in one go. Very sad day for us here but we wish them all the very best in the future wherever life may take them!

Wednesday 15th August – Public Holiday

Lexis Noosa will be closed on Wednesday 15th August 2018. Here are a few suggestions for you and your friends to do on your day off.

Noosa National Park Walk

Why not explore the Noosa National Park? Make your way all the way down to the Noosa Main Beach and then follow the water around to the right until you find the boardwalk. Walk all the way out to Hells Gate for spectacular views of the coast. Make sure you are look in the trees at all times as you might see koalas and in the water you might see dolphins, turtles or whales.

Eumundi Markets

Eumundi Markets  Come enjoy the enchanting experience of the world famous Original Eumundi Markets – renowned for locally made artisan treasures.

Catch bus 631 from the Noosa Junction stop A at 8.03am. It will cost $3.96 one way. Download the journey Planner app on your phone to have access to all the bus timetables and prices.

Australia Zoo

Koala Australia Zoo

If you see Carol at our Student Uni Travel shop you can book tickets for the bus and entry into the zoo.

 

Mount Coolum

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Just need to catch the 622 Bus at 9.00am or every hour and hop off at Mount Coolum national park. It cost $3.96 for one way bus travel. Beautiful views await from the top of the mountain and it should only take you 30 minutes to climb to the top.

For more ideas please see the beautiful ladies at Student Uni Travel! 

I hope you have a wonderful day off and I’ll see you back at school on Thursday 16th August 2018 bright and early at 9am.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Noosa!

We hope everyone had a wonderful first day with us here at Lexis Noosa.

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We have starting with us Chungsun, Jade, Manon, Maiko, Janine, Aina, Julienne, Corina, Selina, Laia and Dayoung.

Welcome and have a wonderful first day!

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SUP and Kayaking

Want a different way to explore the Noosa river? Why not discover it with a stand up paddle board or kayak.

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And that’s exactly what our Lexis Noosa students did this afternoon!

Stand up paddle boarders stand on their boards and use a paddle to propel themselves through the water while kayaks sit down and use the paddle to move through the water.

 

 

Graduation

Today we say farewell to 25 of our Lexis Noosa students.

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From Elementary classes we have Taiki, Naoto, Tomonori, Kosuke, Momo, Chisato, Urara and So.

From Pre-Intermediate classes we have Koharu, Andrea, Wakana, Motoki, Megumi and Mizuki.

From Intermediate classes we have Will, Pierfilippo, Yutaro, Nadine, Sonja, Juliette, Yuya and Elisabeth.

Kirsten

From Upper-Intermediate we have Thomas, from IELTS we have Xilin and from Cambridge CAE we have Caroline.

Sunset River Cruise

An afternoon well spent on the Noosa river!

Thank you to everyone who came on the Sunset River Cruise.  I had a wonderful time dancing and having a drink with you all. I hope you all come on the next activity!

Laguna Lookout

Our Lexis Noosa students enjoying the beautiful weather in Noosa at Laguna Lookout!

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30 our our students made the hike to Laguna Lookout which is located in Noosa Heads not far from the school for a wonderful picnic and photo opportunity with their friends.

We hope you all had a wonderful time on the activity and look forward to seeing you on the next one!

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Welcome to all the new students starting at Lexis Noosa today.

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We have Maximilien and Fanny from France, Sami from Saudi Arabia, Ami, Neno, Mio, Satomi, Masako, Kazue, Manami and Asuka from Japan, Suhyeon from Korea, Rentata from Brazil, Zoe from Switzerland and Eric from Italy.

We hope you have a wonderful time here at Lexis Noosa!

Graduating from Lexis Noosa

Sadly we are saying good-bye to 26 students from Lexis Noosa today.

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Michelle

Michelle saying good-bye to Neo and Kota from Elementary A class.

Alicia

Alicia saying good-bye to Hibiki, Mizuki, Riku, Shu and Haruya from Elementary B Class.

Lize

Lize saying good-bye to Mathis, Jay and Mevelyn from Pre-Intermediate class.

Annette saying good-bye to Hannah-Belle and Ryuya from Pre-Intermediate class.

Jessie

Jessie saying good-bye to Sakura and Yukari from Pre-Intermediate class.

Sam

Sam saying good-bye to Jakob from Intermediate A class.

Kerri saying goodbye to Marie, Emily, Hikari and Ryo.

Kirsten

Kirsten saying goodbye to Tommaso and Maximilian from Upper-Intermediate A class.

Eileen

Elieen saying goodbye to Edoardo from Upper-Intermediate B class.

Maurio

Anjali saying goodbye to Mauricio from IELTS class.

Suzie

Suzie saying goodbye to Bella and Sonja from FCE class.

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We hope you all had a wonderful time here at Lexis Noosa! Please keep in touch!

 

 

 

Welcome to Noosa

Please give a nice warm welcome to our new students starting at Lexis Noosa today!

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We have Thomas and Sonja from Germany, Koharu, Chizue and Kazuki from Japan, Soyeon from Korea, Fang-Ching from Taiwan and Andrea from Italy.

We hope you have a wonderful time in Noosa!

August Activities

Let’s have a look what activities are on offer at Lexis Noosa for the month of August.

August Calendar

New Job Workshop Sign

Tuesday 31st July 2018 – 2pm

Strawberry Picking sign

Wednesday 1st August 2018 – 2pm

Grammar Workshop

Thursday 2nd August 2018 – 2pm

Make your own sushi sign

Friday 3rd August 2018 – 2pm

What a great selection of activities available at Lexis Noosa for the month of August! Can’t wait to get started on all the FUN!

Graduating from Noosa

Today we say farewell to 22 of our Lexis Noosa students.

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We have Misato from FCE class, Jessica from CAE class, Julia, Victor, Johanna and Simon from Upper Intermediate, Christina, Louise, Ayame, Vanessa, Elyne and Silvio from Intermediate, Vittorio, Nikorai, Toya and Moe from Pre Intermediate, Kanon, Yui, Sayo, Risa and Gohei from Elementary.

We wish you all the best in the future! Keep in touch.

 

Staff Profiles – Cara Student Support

Introducing Cara one our are lovely Student Support staff.

 

We sat down and asked some hard questions of Cara one of our student support staff members to find out a little bit more about her.

What Languages do you speak? 

Only English but I’m hoping to learn another language in the future.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that
 

I’m a mad Queensland Firebirds netball fan!!

What places have you lived in?

I was born in Kingaroy, a country town about 3 hours west from the Sunshine Coast. I have also lived in London, Brisbane and of course the Sunshine Coast.

If you weren’t working at Lexis Noosa what would you be?

A cake decorator. I love making and decorating my niece and nephew’s birthday cakes.

Birthday cakes

On the weekend you’ll find me?

Going to watch the Queensland Firebirds play in Brisbane or catching up with some friends.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

To hire a stand up paddle board and explore the Noosa River.

What is your favourite food?

NACHOS!! I love Mexican food.

What is your English tip? 

To come to all of the Lexis Noosa activities!

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Cara one of our Student Support staff at Lexis English Noosa.