It’s Friday!

Looking for something to do on the weekend? Here are a few suggestions to get you started!!

Junction Twilight Markets – 16th November 2018

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The Noosa Junction Twilight Markets are every third Friday of the month. Join the fun for a night of street food, artisan stalls and live music.  There’s also a pop up bar with happy hour prices all night.  The Noosa Junction Twilight Markets are held from 5pm to 9pm in Arcadia Street, Noosa Junction.

 

The Eumundi Markets

Eumundi Markets

Renowned for its locally made artisan treasures, there’s no other market quite like it. Mark it in your diary – open rain, hail or shine every Saturday and Wednesday. https://www.eumundimarkets.com.au/

Noosa National Park

Noosa National

Nestled on the doorstep of the famous tourist town of Noosa, this popular park features some of South East Queensland’s most picturesque scenery. Discover secluded beaches, rugged coastal features and views from the iconic headland at Noosa Heads. Spot dolphins frolicking in the ocean at Boiling Pot and Dolphin Point, and be thrilled as thunderous waves crash into the rocks below Hell’s Gates. Wind through lush rainforest, fragrant open woodlands and heathlands exploring 15 kilometres of walking tracks. Walk along clifftops boasting unforgettable coastal views before leaving your footprints on pristine sandy beaches.

Sunshine Plaza

Sunshine Plaza

The Sunshine Plaza is the biggest shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast. Why not spend the day exploring the shopping centre, watch a movie at Events Cinema or have lunch at any of the wonderful restaurants along the Maroochydore River.

 

The Noosa Farmers Market

Noosa Farmers Market

Nestled amongst the fragrant gum trees, every Sunday a hive of activity takes place. The Noosa Farmers Market is packed with locally-produced seasonal produce that will make your mouth water. Come along for the spectacular fresh food and produce and experience the Noosa Farmers Market for yourself.

 

Noosa Marina Markets

Noosa Marina

After your leisurely Sunday breakfast or before a long Sunday lunch at Noosa Marina, take a stroll through our Sunday markets. The Noosa Marina markets operate every Sunday from 8am to 2pm. Our art, craft and local produce market has an idyllic setting on the deck and overlooking the Noosa River, located just seven kilometres from Hastings Street. Take your time strolling around the many market stalls, where a variety of locally made craft items can be found along with the freshest of local produce. Click here to see the Sunday Markets map The atmosphere is alive with music and entertainment from local and interstate musicians. When it’s time to go home, let the Noosa Ferry take you on a relaxing ride from the markets to one of the stops along the river. New stallholders are welcome throughout the year, and most of our stalls are protected from the elements, providing the perfect year-round selling venue.

 

Noosa Main Beach

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We have one of the best beaches in the world right on our door step!!! If you are looking for something to do on the weekend why not spend the day at Noosa Main Beach! You can take a picnic, go for a swim, have lunch at one of the famous restaurant along Hastings Street or just sun bake! Don’f forget to take a towel, your sunscreen and your camera. If you take any photos hashtag #lexisnoosa so we can have a look!

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend 🙂

 

Aussie Food Tasting

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students tasted some delicious Australian Food.

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It looks like everyone had a wonderful time trying Aussie Food. I wondering what Aussie food was their favourite?!?!

Aussie food that the Lexis Noosa students tried today was Vegemite, Fairy Bread, Milo, Tim Tams, Anzac Biscuits, Lamingtons, Caramello Koalas, musks, Red Frogs, Macadamia Nuts and Pasito. Yum Yum!!!!

We hope you all had a wonderful time on this activity and hope to see you all on the next one!

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Farewell Charmaine

Today we say good-bye to this wonderful woman, Charmaine who has decided to retire from teaching. Charmaine has been with us since 2013 and we have loved every minute of it!

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Charmaine, we will miss your gentle manner and warmth in the staff room. Your elementary students will be very sad to say goodbye to you and will miss your thoughtful and patient teaching.

We wish you all the best for your future.

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Muay Thai Class at Noosa

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.

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

Hope you all loved learning some Muay Thai.

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!!!

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!

Welcome to Noosa 2.10.18

On this lovely Tuesday we welcomed 20 new students from many different countries!

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Hanon from Korea, Nicolas, Leonie, Nadia, Chantal, Marie, Kevin and Alex from Switzerland, Karel from Czech Republic, Marie-Zoe from Belgium, Bianca from Lichtenstein, Shinya, Ken, Hiromasa, Asami, Arisa and Asako from Japan, Maria and Aniol from Spain and lucky last Sara from Italy.

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

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!

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.

 

 

May Activities

Let’s have a look and see what’s planned for the month of May at Lexis English Noosa.

May Calendar

There’s so many activities to do this month, I’m sure you will find something exciting to do! We’ve even thrown in some more free workshops to help you practice your English. We hope you all have a wonderful time with us here at Lexis Noosa and don’t forget to come to reception and sign on for your activities or if you have any questions about the calendar.

 

Sunset River Cruise

Yesterday afternoon Lexis Noosa students and teachers made their way down to the Noosa River for a sunset river cruise. This is a great opportunity for the students to meet new friends, improve their English and see different landscapes of Noosa Heads.

The students enjoyed some nibbles and drinks while they sat back and relaxed taking in the beautiful sunset.

 

The night was followed with a cozy bonfire, plenty of laughs and all round good vibes.

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Hope you all enjoyed your night!

Welcome 9.4.18

This morning Lexis Noosa welcomes 11 new students to join the Lexis Family!

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We welcome YooJeong, Sang Geun, Yong Min and Won Yeong from Korea. Yutaro, Mayu and Shiori from Japan. Ampardo and Yannik from Spain. Lara from Germany and Lydia from Switzerland. I hope you all have a great first day. Enjoy Noosa Heads as much as you can while you are here because when you leave I promise you will miss it a lot!

Thursday Fun

HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE!

This morning Lexis Noosa students received a visit from the easter bunny. Each class were given easter eggs to nibble on in class!

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Hope you all have a fabulous long weekend. Don’t eat too many chocolates!

Welcome 19.3.18

This morning we welcomed 4 new General English students and 24 new Cambridge students to our Lexis Noosa campus.

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Welcome to our General English starters: Vanessa from Italy, Silvia from Switzerland, Kurt from Switzerland and Sibel from Turkey. 

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And welcome to our Cambridge starters!

Celebrating the first day of Cambridge, the whole school went down to Cornerstone Pub to enjoy a cold beverage and some delicious snacks put on by Lexis English Noosa.

Hope you all enjoyed the afternoon! Don’t forget to say hello to all of our new students when you see them around the school.

Finding Love at Lexis Noosa

 We love hearing stories that warm our hearts.

Rainer Keller was a student at Lexis English Noosa that studied the Cambridge CAE course with our wonderful teacher Phil back in 2014. Rainer said that when he was studying at Lexis he met the love of his life Keiko who was also studying at Lexis. We are so glad that you both found happiness together.

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This is the beautiful email we received from Rainer Keller:

I’m writing to you 4 years after I left Noosa because Lexis changed my life forever and I wanted to share this with you. At school I met a wonderful girl from Japan, who became my wife just 2 years later. This is me together with my wife Keiko Okuyama at our wedding party in Japan, and 3 other former Lexis students (Miiku Sako and Ayane Kawagoshi from Japan & Donghoon Lee from South Korea).

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Now they are happy parents with a gorgeous baby girl, Yuna.

 

Zumba

This afternoon Lexis Noosa students got to join a Zumba class with NoosaZumba’s amazing teacher Nella! Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring ovements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.

The class was filled with plenty of laughs and smiles which shows that Zumba is a fun and exciting way to work out!

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Check out our Facebook page for some great videos!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/lexisnoosa/

 

Welcome 11.12.17

Welcome to our five new students at Lexis Noosa this morning. Greetings to Sol from Korea, Katrina from Switzerland, Francisco from Spain, Joao from Brazil and Chika from Japan! We hope that you all enjoy your studies at Lexis Noosa.

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School Holidays!

Attention all Lexis Noosa students.

Exciting times ahead as the Christmas break is coming up quick. We thought that you might want to plans your trips early. So take a look at the dates below and visit the ladies at Student Uni and Travel to start planning your vacation.

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So many different and exciting holidays that you could pick from.

Head down the coast to Sydney where you can get the best of both worlds by visiting the amazing beaches, shops, historical buildings and the Blue Mountains which is one of Australia’s most well known national parks.

Are you someone that loves relaxing on a yacht in beautiful crystal clear water in the Whitsundays or Cairns? Where you can explore the worlds largest coral reef while you snorkel with some of Australia’s most colourful marine life and coral gardens.

Or would you rather get away to the big city and spend your days visiting shops, and some of the funkiest bars/cafes and historical buildings in Melbourne.

You could even head out to Uluru and visit one of Australia’s most breathtaking tourist icons and learn all about our history.

Enjoy!

 

Lexis English Video Competition!

Would you like to win a $1000 Backpackers World Travel voucher to explore Australia?

Enter our school-wide video competition and be in the running to win this amazing prize! Videos should be under 2 minutes & feature your studying experience at Lexis –school, classmates, fun times and location.

To submit your entry simply:

  1. Go to your Lexis English Group on Facebook
  2. Click Add Photo/Video at the top of the group
  3. Click Upload a Photo/Video and select your video – under 2 minutes
  4. Comment with your name followed by “entry for the Destination Lexis Competition
  5. When you’re ready to share, click Post
  6. Five of the most creative videos from each campus will be selected as finalists
  7. Videos must be submitted to your Facebook group page by Friday, 11th March 2016
  8. The finalists will be uploaded onto Lexis’ YouTube channel & the most likes win!

Terms & Conditions apply.

The winner will be announced on 1 April 2016.

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WELCOME to Noosa – Father and daughter from Russia

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Welcome Alexey and Alisa, our new Lexis Noosa students from Russia. Let’s see how their life in Noosa is so far.

Is it your first time in Noosa?

Alexey: This is my third time here in Australia, but I have never been to Noosa. We chose this beautiful destination because of the Junior Program (TAP). I wanted the best experience for my daughter and where else would we enjoy the sunny and warm winter than in Noosa.

Are you happy with your classes?

Alexey: My interest has always been studying English. Being in General English class is absolutely enjoyable for me. Alisa has English class only in the morning and then the real fun begins by joining into different activities such as surfing, tennis, Noosa tour, kayaking, sand volleyball, hiking, etc.

Where are you staying at?

Alexey: I am renting an apartment with my daughter that is only 5 minutes walk from Lexis. It was very easy to find this beautiful and affordable place. I love that everything is in a walking distance.

Do you recommend Lexis Noosa to anyone who is thinking about studying English?

Alexey: It was absolutely the best choice! We are having the best time here with my daughter and I am sure we will come back in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet our newlyweds from Chile ~ Andres and Fernanda!

Andres comes from Chillán and Fernanda from Concepción, in Chile and they are spending their honeymoon at Lexis Noosa – here are their stories….

“Hi my name is Fernanda and I am a Dentist in Chile. I like my profession and also sports, my Husband and I both train for triathlons. The idea to come to Australia started 7 months ago. I want to specialise in Periodontics, so will study a master’s degree here in Australia. The first step for me was to improve my English.”

“Hello I am Andres and I am a Business Engineer. I am very interested in learning English and also experiencing sports in Australia. In Chile I raced dirt bikes and now I am in Australia, I would like to participate in the Sunshine Coast half-marathon. My study goal is to improve my English, so I can also apply for a master’s degree. I would like to study project management.”

“We are currently studying General English at Lexis Noosa for 12 weeks and will finish with 4 weeks in the IELTS preparation course. Our teachers are great and there are a lot of outdoor activities in Noosa and it is an ideal place to train for the triathlon. We found Lexis Noosa after searching for a place where we can study English and also enjoy the lifestyle and where there was a half-marathon event. We were surprised to see the school in Noosa was so big and a lot nicer than other International schools we have studied at in England and Germany. We hope to stay in Australia for a few years and go back to Chile with some nice experiences and knowledge”.

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Welcome To Lexis Noosa

Welcome to our 19 new students from Brazil, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Italy, France and Taiwan. They are here to study General English, Cambridge FCE and IELTS. Included is Eliott from France who is doing the Teenage Activity Programme with Surfing.

Welcome To The New Students At Lexis Noosa!

These lucky few were the first students to receive the new Lexis Advantage card at Lexis Noosa!

Yang (Korea), Hizuka (Japan), Mirjam (Switzerland), Kaoru (Japan), Ayumi (Japan), Jan (Switzerland)

Girls Just Want To Have Fun At Lexis Noosa

The ladies have ruled the activities and the student night this week!

Congratulations to Sophie and Coraline who were only a team of two but managed to win the tournament on Wednesday afternoon! It was great to see some new faces joining the competition this week.

It was ladies night and Alessandra’s birthday on Thursday evening. Even Didgy the Koala came out as he heard the ladies were going to be partying hard with tiaras and party hats!

Debora had the ladies balanced and stretching on Friday afternoon followed by Ta Woon who got the ladies unleashing their inner tiger! It was a roaring good time!

Welcome To Our New Students!

The sun is shining and our new students are smiling for their first day at Lexis Noosa!

Yuki (Japan), Hui-Ching (Taiwan), You-Jin (Korea), Sibylle (Switzerland), Camilla (Brazil), Michael (Portugal), Sung-Hee (Korea)

Lexis Noosa Sunset Party Cruise

Monday afternoon was the first sunset party cruise for 2012! 

It was a lot of fun and a great sunset. Students partied on till late after the cruise at Kamel Bar with free pizza for dinner.

Click here to see the pictures on facebook and to tag yourself.