Looks like Noosa is the place to be!

In September 2018 we were lucky enough to play host to two Instagram Specialists travelling from Spain to Lexis Noosa to experience the life of a student for a week. Luis and Marta spent the mornings trying our general English classes and participated in our activities during the afternoon and even our student night on Thursday.

  It looks like Luis liked it so much that he recommended his brother come and study with us at Lexis English Noosa.

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Juan Jose started with us on Monday! Thanks for the recommending our school!

Lexis English Noosa…….BEST Lexis School!!!

Graduation 2.11.18

On this beautiful sunny Friday afternoon we have to say goodbye to 11 Graduating students.

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Laia, Manami, Yeran & Josep are graduating from Lize’s Pre-Intermediate A Class.

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Sakiko is graduating from Jessie’s Pre-Intermediate C Class.

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Matteo & Julia are graduating from Sam’s Intermediate A Class.

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Tanja is graduating from Clare’s Intermediate C Class.

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Dylan is graduating from Aljali’s IELTS Class. 

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Melanie is graduating from Phil’s CAE A class. 

We hope you enjoyed your time at Lexis English Noosa! Happy travels.

 

 

 

 

HALLOWEEN FRUIT CARVING

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students had a blast carving out some fruit!

The students were able to choose between a Watermelon, Rockmelon, Honeydew, Oranges, Pineapple or Capsicums.

They all looked amazing. But we did have to choose a winner…. Congratulations to the Honeydew team!!!

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HIIT Exercise Class

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This afternoon Lexis Noosa students participated in a HIIT class taught by our wonderful homestay coordinator Simona.

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The students were excited it get a little bit of exercise in before the weekend! But there were also many laughs and a lot of fun had.

In the class they did many different exercises such as squats, lunges, bridges and much more.

 

 

Graduating students 26.10.18

Lexis Noosa says goodbye to 12 graduating students this afternoon!

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We say goodbye to Honami from Elementary

Lukas, Lynn, Asako and Julian from Pre-Intermediate

Sereina, Aneeta, Cristina, Maiko, Ae, Sherry and Eric from Intermediate

We will miss you all!

How do I get an RSA certificate?

If you need a job which requires an RSA certificate please come to our Job Workshop to find out how to get your RSA! It’s on every Tuesday at 2pm with our amazing teacher Sam.

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A Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate allows you to work in businesses which serve alcohol.

It only takes a couple of days and costs around $80.00.

Please remember that you are an international student which means that you must complete the RSA through a Cricos registered institution.

See you at Job Workshop!

Ex-student visits!

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Suzie and students

Sayaka Nagano and Mika Aruga met in 2008 whilst studying at Lexis English Noosa in teacher Suzies class. They are still best friends and returned to Noosa to celebrate ten years since their wonderful student days here. There were tears and smiles when they discovered that Suzie was still teaching here and it was a beautiful reunion. Sayaka married an Australian and has settled in Sydney working as a Kindy teacher. Mika lives in Tokyo and works as a medical engineer.  They said that they have still kept in touch with many of their international classmates and will never forget their  happy carefree days as a student in Noosa.

Thank you for coming in and sharing your story with us Sayaka and Mika.

Let’s get our Zumba on!

What a great activity to get us through the middle of the week.

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The students had a blast dancing their afternoon away with the wonderful Nella from ZumbaNoosa!

There were many laughs and a lot of smiling faces.

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Hope you all enjoyed the afternoon!

Whats on this week 22.10.18

Check out what awesome activities we have on at Lexis Noosa this week.

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Looks like the students will be tired after all the exercise and fun they have this week.

Welcome to Noosa 22.10.18

This morning Lexis Noosa welcome 11 new students along with some beautiful weather!

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We welcome Hyun Tai from Korea, Hajime from Japan, Eulaia, Georgina and Pablo from Spain, Valentina from Italy, Melanie, Kai, Larissa and Karin from Switzerland and Cleo from Germany.

We hope you all have a great first day at Lexis English Noosa.

D.I.Y Keyrings

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students enjoyed an arts and crafts sessions making ‘do it yourself keyrings!

The students had the option to make pompoms, tassels and beaded keyrings.

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They all looked so good in the end!

Graduating students 19.10.18

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It’s Friday which is exciting as it’s nearly the weekend but also quite sad as we say goodbye to 9 graduating students.

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Farewell to Kazue and Yu Chun from IELTS.

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Melissa from Upper-Intermediate and best friend Janine from Pre-Intermediate A.

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Alexandra from Intermediate B.

Emiri and Rubens from Intermediate A.

 

 

 

 

 

Yusaku and Mauricio from Elementary.

 

Hope you all had a great time at Lexis English Noosa. Enjoy your travels!

Volleyball and Badminton

This afternoon the students enjoyed some volleyball and badminton at Pinaroo park.

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The students split into two groups. One played badminton first and the other played volleyball. Once the teams had a bit of time playing one sport they then swapped!

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Such a fun afternoon in the beautiful park.. take a look at this video to see just how great it is: https://www.facebook.com/100015335927407/videos/pcb.10155968872071275/484334658754394/?type=3&theater&ifg=1

 

 

Congratulations on the new job!

Lexis Noosa students have been busy job hunting lately. It only takes a little bit of hard work and determination to find a great job in Noosa! Marie-Zoe attended the Job workshop and received a lot of help from Sam with some great tips on how to get a job.

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Where is your new job in Noosa? 

My new job is at Grill’d Healthy Burgers along Hastings Street.

What do you do at your new job?

I am a waitress and help in food preparation.

Congratulations Marie-Zoe and great work on the new job!

 

 

Job Advice

Sam is the man when it comes to helping our students find a job!

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We understand how important it is for many of our students to find employment as soon as possible after arrival. That is why we run our ‘Lexis WORKshop’ every Tuesday from 2pm to 3pm for all our full time students.

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The first thing that Sam will do is to help you get a Tax File Number (TFN) and  Australian Business Number (ABN).  Then you are provided with a computer and Sam will help you write up a resume that suits the current Noosa work environment.  He knows what information is needed and what is unnecessary. This workshop is personalised to your needs and requirements. You can print off your resumes once they are ready.

The next step is to get help with where to go, when to go and how to approach employers with your resume.  You are then ready to set out on your job search. But not alone; if needed Sam is always happy to give a helping hand.

If your English is at a level good enough to try for a ‘front of house’ job such as table waiting or working behind a bar or in a cafe. In which case Sam will help you get your Responsible Service of Alcohol’ certificate.

So, good luck with your job hunting and give yourself a better chance by signing up for Lexis WORKshop.

Welcome to Noosa 15.10.18

Lexis Noosa welcomed 15 new students this morning along side of some blue skies and a little glimpse of the sun!!!

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We welcome Tiziano and Valerio from Italy, Sanae from Japan, Bora from Korea, Maria, Belen, Alejandro and Mauricio from Spain, Melanie, Snadra, Emeline, Tobias, Roman, Larissa and Aneeta from Switzerland and lucky last Nicolas from Germany.

We hope you all enjoy your first day at Lexis English Noosa!

 

Graduating students 12.10.18

This Friday afternoon Lexis Noosa had to say farewell to 10 awesome students!

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Gwendoline from the IELTS class, Bianca, Anna and Beatriz from CAE, Louise from the Upper-Intermediate class, Romane and Raquel from Intermediate, Joana, Rahel and Gaugeric from the Pre-Intermediate classes.

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We hope you had the best time at Lexis English Noosa. Keep in touch!

Balloon Animal Workshop

This afternoon Lexis Noosa students enjoyed a Balloon Animal Workshop run by one of our very own students Junki from the Intermediate A class.

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Junki runs Balloon animal workshops for his work back in Japan.

Firstly Junki talked the students through how to make the balloon animals and the history behind them. Then he moved onto the workshop where he demonstrated a step by step tutorial on how to make them.

Hope everyone enjoyed their afternoon. There were definitely many laughs coming from the group this afternoon!

 

 

Jobs in Noosa 9.10.18

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  • Casual /Part Time Chef/cook required

We are looking for a chef or cook to do 2 days a week (pref Saturday Sunday) while our chef takes annual leave. Position is for 6 weeks. No night work. Kitchen hours are from 7-3. If interested call Gareth on 5448 3106. 
  •  Casual position available

Casual position available Must have customer service experience Good communication skills 10 to 15 hrs. If interested please call Teresa on 0427971732.

  • Kitchen Hand for immediate start

    A Kitchen Hand is required for immediate start for a production kitchen in Cooroy. Daytime hours only (no evenings) with approximate hours 25-40 over 5 days of the week. If interested please contact Nathan through this link : https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/cooroy/kitchen-sandwich-hand/kitchen-hand-for-immediate-start/1195473273

  • Wait staff for beachside bistro

We’re searching for industry professionals to join our team. A small fast paced restaurant right on main beach in Noosa. Morning and night shifts available including weekends. Stop in at Boardwalk Bistro with your resume or email to…harrytodd75@live.com.au

  • Waitress at Indian Restaurant

Minimum 3 day evening shifts, Tuesday, Friday and the weekend. Contact Ukil through this link if you are interested : https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/noosa-heads/waiting-staff/waitress-at-indian-restaurant/1197233592

  • Looking for a kitchen hand

    Pots & Pans Kitchen and bar is Hiring..About the role:

    A hard worker who can deal with the pressure of a busy kitchen environment, which includes: washing all dishes and glasses from the bar, keeping all areas of the kitchen clean and tidy, Light cooking of chips etc, juice preparation, closing down of the kitchen which includes scrubbing the floors and mopping and cleaningall areas of the kitchen for the next day. This is a challenging role and requires hard work at a fast pace in our busy periods. If this sounds like something YOU would be interested in we want to hear from you. 20/25 hours maybe more. Please send an up to date resume to matt@potsandpanskb.com.au.

  • Waitstaff Wanted For Busy Restaurant

Busy bar/restaurant looking to hire a front of house employee. We’d ideally like to hire someone with strong hospitality experience covering floor and bar.We are looking for someone who is: Fun, friendly and well groomed, Outgoing and friendly, Honest and reliable, Focused on attention to detail, Flexible with availability. We have good hours available for the right person!! If you are interested please send a message detailing your experience through this link : https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/noosa-heads/waiting-staff/waitstaff-wanted-for-busy-restaurant/1197055288

  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

If you’re interested in joining our amazing summer squad of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream Scoopers at our Noosa Heads scoop shop, then APPLY NOW via our website;

https://www.benandjerry.com.au/scoop-shops/jobs

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If you can’t work over the entire summer, best not to apply…

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Welcome to Noosa 8.10.18

Welcome to our 14 new students at Lexis English Noosa!

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We welcome Lukas, Metteo, Ramona, Marga and Tanja from Switzerland. Karine from Brazil. Similla and Moritz from Germany. Miriam, Ruben and Diana from Spain. Sakiko from Japan, Jae Sung from Korea and Dylan from the Netherlands.

We hope you all have a great first day and enjoy your time here in Noosa!

Oktoberfest Beer Tasting

October calls for Oktoberfest celebrations!

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This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students enjoyed tasting some of Germany’s beers and snacks while we celebrated Oktoberfest.

The students were to taste the beers then score them on their score card. Hope you all enjoyed the activity!

Graduation 5.10.18

This afternoon we said goodbye to 6 students.

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Deborah from IELTS, Miriam and Jae Ho from Intermediate A, Ayaka from Intermediate B, Hye Ju from Pre Intermediate A and Ami from Elementary.

 

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We hope you all enjoyed your studies at Lexis English Noosa and your time in Noosa Heads!

Graduation 28.09.2018

Goodbye to our graduating students this week at Lexis English Noosa!

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We only have 3 students leaving us this week. Elvis and Mai graduating from the Elementary class, Dominik graduating from the Pre-Intermediate class and Coco graduating from the Upper-Intermediate class.

 

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We hope you all enjoyed your studies at Lexis English Noosa. Safe travels!

Beach Safety Presentation

This afternoon Lexis Noosa students spent some time with our local representative from the Surf Life Saving Queensland.

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We hope you all learnt a lot about Australia’s beaches and what to do if you need help while swimming. Just remember no flags = no swim!!

 

Student Profile – Dominik from Switzerland

Dominik first came to Lexis Noosa in 2017 and studied for a few months with Charmaine in General English.  He was a great asset to have in the Cooking Option in the afternoon class. He shared his expert knowledge with the class and he improved his vocabulary about food.  After he left he went travelling to Cairns and then south all the way to Kangaroo  Island.

Photo: Dominik in Cooking Class July 2017 & a visit to Cairns in August 2017.

Dominik always had a dream to work in Europe in a group of international chefs.  He worked with world renowned chef Anton Mosmann in London making and serving food at Wimbledon Tennis and at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.

Photo: Dominik working at Wimbledon and Tottenham Hotspur in London.

Domink returned to Lexis Noosa in September 2018 to further improve his English and to travel some more around Australia.  He did a road trip to Agnes Water last weekend and he has more travel dreams to fulfill.

Photo: Road trip to Agnes Water September 2018.

We loved seeing you again Dominik and wish you all the best for your future career. Hopefully we can visit your restaurant one day.  Your food is always amazing!

Welcome to Noosa 24.9.18

This morning we welcome 12 new students to Lexis English Noosa.

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Lukas, Sven, Rahel & Larina from Switzerland, Lea & Loane from Belgium, Lorenzo from Italy, Emiri & Reina from Japan, Alex & Josep from Spain and last but not least Yu Chun from Taiwan.

We hope you all enjoy your first day at Lexis and have the best time in beautiful Noosa Heads!

Surf Lesson

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What a beautiful afternoon to be at the beach learning how to surf!

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The students picked it up so quickly and were catching the waves into shore. All I could see were smiling faces as they were so happy with themselves for picking it up so quickly.

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Hope you all enjoyed your 2 hour surfing lesson. You all did great.

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!

Welcome to Noosa 17.09.18

This morning Lexis English Noosa welcomed 16 new students!

Javier, Raquel and Gaugeric from Spain, Jinhee, Yeran, Jinyoung and Woo Jeong from Korea, Joana.F, Joana.K and Vanessa from Switzerland & Honami, Kento, Mayu, Kasumi and Kiichi from Japan.

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We hope you all enjoy Noosa and improve your English skills!

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!