Welcome 5.08.19

This morning Lexis Noosa welcomes 19 General English students and 22 TAP students to join the Lexis Family!

GE

From the General English group we welcome David, Chiara, Mathias, Fabienne, Tamara, Laura, Dominique and Vera from Switzerland. Rino, Fuku, Mai, Yuta, Minako and Tomoka from Japan. Aitana, Angel and Lidia from Spain and lucky last Gilman from Korea.

TAP

From the TAP group we welcome 19 students from Japan, 2 students from Germany and 1 student from Switzerland.

Travel

We hope you all enjoy your time with us here in Noosa!

 

 

It’s Friday

Looking for some activities to do on the weekend? Here are a few that we have found online for you!

Naidoc Week 2019

What: Sunshine Coast Naidoc Family Fun Day

When / Where: Saturday 13th July 2019 starting at 9.30am – 16.30pm Black Swan Park, The Esplanade, Cotton Tree

Description: The Sunshine Coast NAIDOC Family Fun Day is the largest event of its kind in the region. Approaching its 15th year it has become the signature NAIDOC event for the region, attracting a growing number of locals and tourists every year. This year the Sunshine Coast will enjoy a week-long program of NAIDOC events, starting with Council’s Flag Raising in the forecourt of the Nambour Council Chambers on Monday 8 July culminating with the Sunshine Coast NAIDOC Committee’s Family Fun Day at Black Swan Park, on the beautiful Maroochy River at Cotton Tree on Saturday 13 July 2019.

 

Peregian Originals 14.7.19

What: Peregian Originals 2019 | Community Music Festival

When / Where:  Sunday 14th July at 1.00pm Peregian Beach

Description: The Peregian Originals are a community funded music event series that run on the second Sunday of every month at Peregian Beach Park.

4 ORIGINAL musical acts and an assortment street performers, artists, poets and artists will also partake throughout 2019.

Each event is 100% funded through the contributions of the community through the sale of raffle tickets and donations made at each event. Note that this event depends 100% on the community involvement and support of original music.

The Originals are an all ages event, family friendly and promote good vibes, good times and great music!

1pm second Sunday of every month til 5pm. Each event boasts facepainting, a community BBQ and original music.

Run with the support of volunteers, please get in touch if you are able to contribute to the set up, running or pack down of each month.

Big thanks to our ongoing supporters:
Peregian Beach Hotel + Sushi Wave + Beats Cartel + Surfrider Foundation Sunshine Coast

For businesses looking to further support the East Coast Originals in providing a stage for original artists within our community please contact the committee. secretary@eastcoastoriginals.com

For artists looking to partake, please email your details and links to the following address: hello@eastcoastoriginals.com

For all other event information visit www.eastcoastoriginals.com

 

Sound Feast poster 12.7.19

What: Sound Feast July – FREE Entertainment!

When / Where: Friday 12th July 6 – 10.30pm at The J Noosa Juction

Description: Sound Feast is an incredible FREE concert at The J Theatre featuring awesome bands and performers. We have high quality sound and lighting to give both performers and the audience a whole concert experience.

Line-up:

The Long Johns
Dangerous Song
BARRY CHARLES & PETER ‘awesome’ WELLS
Niq Reefman

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Full bar and bar snacks. Delicious hot food available on the deck.

Beginning in January 2016, Sound Feast has quickly become very popular with a strong community following. Lots of wonderful musicians have graced our stage and many magical musical nights have occurred. It’s family friendly, no booking required.

We have comfortable seating, dance floor, a full bar and friendly venue staff. Come and enjoy this amazing free event at your venue – The J. No unaccompanied minors please.

All welcome!

Sound Feast Enquiries contact: Jay Bishoff – jaybishoff@gmail.com

Message from Jay:

I ran Peregian Originals for more than a decade. My vision for Sound Feast is kinda like….. an indoor, evening concert version of Peregian Originals. Come enjoy these terrific acts Live, at Noosa’s premier concert venue. FREE! And… we got red bean bag couches in front of the stage, too…. See you there! 🙂 J

 

Moto

What: Soapbox Beer Tap Takeover at MOTO

When / Where: Sunday 14th July 4 – 8pm at Moto Bar Noosa Junction

Description: Sunday 14 July at MOTO, the boys from Soapbox Beer Brisbane are coming to town. You won’t want to miss out on tasting these beers and our menu of tasty beer food! Local legend Shannon Sol Carroll bringing the tunes 🍻🍻🍻

 

 

Brazilian Samba

What: Brazilian Samba + Funk Workshop

When / Where: Saturday 13th July 10am – 12pm at Noosa Leisure Centre

Description: NEED SOME FIRE TO WARM UP YOUR WINTER?
Join us for 2 hours of the hottest Brazilian dances with International Samba Champion, SASHA!

10-11am Samba – Perfect for those who have never experienced samba before, Sasha will take you through fundamental steps, basic rhythms and tapping into your inner Samba Queen!

11-12pm Brazilian Funk – Think twerking Brazilian style! This is SUPER MEGA FUN and you will learn ways to move your behind like you never imagined!

– Price Stuff –
$25 for 1 workshop or $40 for both!

– What to Wear –
Comfy clothes that allow you to move! Gym/Yoga. Light runners or flats welcome.

– What to Bring –
A water bottle, towel perhaps if you plan to really throw your body into it and of course your beautiful self!

– Questions & Bookings –
0401 455 688 text or call to book your space.
info@letsdancelatin.com.au if you prefer to email.
Payments can be made through our app prior to the day or in cash or card on the day.

 

 

Welcome 24.06.19

On this beautiful Monday morning Lexis Noosa welcomes 5 new students to join the Lexis Family!

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We welcome Laura & Ben from Germany, Klara & Andrea from Czech Republic and Barbara from Switzerland.

We hope you all enjoy your studies with us at Lexis and have a great time exploring Noosa☀️🌈😆.

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Today Lexis Noosa is welcoming 4 new students to our beautiful campus.

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We have Fabienne from Switzerland, Satomi from Japan, Renata from Brazil and Taekyeong from Korea. We hope you have a wonderful time here with us.

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Welcome to our 8 new General English and 16 new Cambridge students starting at Lexis Noosa today!

18.3.19 GE

We have Nerea from Spain, Lidia, Mauricio, Laura and Geysa from Brazil, Manon from France, Kaito from Japan and Jimin from Korea. Welcome to Noosa!

18.3.19 Cambridge

We have Janine, Tanja, Caroline, Kazuki, Luisa, Charlotte, Isabel, Tessa, Leonie, Tobias, Carla, Emma, Leonora, Seraina, Midori and Corinne. We hope you all have a wonderful time here at Lexis Noosa!!

Graduation at Noosa

Today we are saying good-bye 11 of our Lexis Noosa students.

Anjali

Luisa, Adriana and Elena from Anjali’s IELTS Class.

Annette

Gregoire from Annette’s Upper-Intermediate Class.

Michelle

Manuel from Michelle’s Upper-Intermediate Class.

Sam

Aline, Sahra and Denis from Sam’s Intermediate Class.

Paul

Claudia from Paul’s Pre-Intermediate Class.

 

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

🇦🇺🎉 Welcome to Lexis Noosa Elena, Andreas, Paulo, Fernanda, Fillipe, Kenji, Camilla, Nicolas, Haewon, Suyeon, Jihyeon, Ryo and Jana! We hope you have a wonderful time here at #lexisnoosa ❣️

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Yoga Class

Today our wonderful Lexis Noosa students enjoyed a Yoga class down at Pinaroo Park.

It’s such a wonderful activity to do leading into the weekend! Leaving you feeling amazing and relaxed ready to start the weekend!!

 

 

Activity Calendar – Lexis Noosa

Welcome back to Lexis Noosa for 2019!

We have a lot of exciting activities installed for 2019 and here you can find out what we will be doing for the month of January!

January Calendar

Remember you need to sign up at Reception for all of the activities!!

This Week at Lexis Noosa

Let’s have a close look at what activities we will be doing the first week back at Lexis Noosa!

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Remember to come to reception and sign up for all of your activities!

What’s on This Week!

Let’s have a look at what activities are being done at Lexis Noosa this week 🙂

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Please come to reception if you would like to do any of the activities 🙂

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 🙂

 

Job Search

Here are some jobs that I have found online through Seek and Gumtree websites. Don’t forget our Job Workshop is on every Tuesday at 2pm in the computer room with Sam. Sign up at reception.

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CATERING ASSISTANT – Seek 13.11.18

Cater Care are seeking Casual Catering Assistants for Aged Care facility based at Peregian Springs.

The key to our success is our people. Reporting to the Site Manager, your role in this environment is to provide a warm and welcoming food service to our valued residents.

Please note: Police check clearance required before commencing

Key Responsibilities

  • Exceptional customer service, serving food to elderly residents
  • Delivery of special diets and diet requirements including allergies/intolerances, supplements and texture modified soft & purees
  • Assisting with food preparation as requested by Chef
  • General cleaning of the kitchen and dining areas including washing dishes
  • Setting up and platting up up food trolley and dining room
  • Compliance to food safety hygiene and food handling/preparation procedures
  • Ability to work independently in a professional kitchen environment
  • Previous experience within Aged Care food service or working with vulnerable persons

Please note: Our Aged Care Site operates 7days/week including weekends and public holidays

Successful candidates will have previous experience in a similar role working in Aged Care, be well presented and self-motivated with a strong focus on customer care.

About the Company:
Cater Care is one of Australia’s leading providers of contract catering, accommodation and facility management services. We are 100% Australian owned and operate in a wide range of industries, providing multi-sector support to a varied client base throughout Australia.

  • Healthcare – Nursing Homes, Retirement Villages
  • Education – Private Schools, Universities and TAFE Colleges
  • Business and Industry – Industrial Canteens

Our core values of Care, Pride and Community are values that our people own and believe in and demonstrate throughout all aspects of our business on a daily basis.
At Cater Care, we strive to represent the best characteristics of Australian hospitality; being friendly, down to earth and dedicated. To that list, we add experienced management, technical capabilities, and the passion of a privately owned organisation.

Cater Care values Workplace Diversity and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for our positions.

Apply online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37700560?type=standard

 

Casual Waiter/Waitress in Peregian Beach – Seek 12.11.18

A cafe/restaurant in Peregian Beach is seeking a casual Waiter/Waitress (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 Waiter/Waitress
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37692042?type=standard

 

Wait Position – Cafe – Noosaville – Seek 11.11.18

Wait Person – Moondoggy’s Café Bar

187 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville QLD 4566.

WAIT POSITION 

– Min 2 years experience working in a café

– Experience as a Barista or Juice bar and waiting skills

– Demonstrated experience in cafes of delivering guest service

– Must have RSA

– Good guest service, willing to work to standards and reliable.

– Daytime only no night trade. Earliest start 6.00am and latest finish time approx 5.30pm (dependent on guest trade). Some shifts are morning or afternoon only and others full day.

– Must want to work and be available for shifts on a roster from Mon to Sunday. from early 6am and / or later 5.30pm.

– Applicants are advised this café has a drug and alcohol policy.

– Applicants are advised  that this café undertakes Police checks

– Applicants ideally live 30 mins of Noosaville and have own transport. Trials are undertaken with applicants.

Apply Online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37687441?type=standard

 

Casual Barista in Peregian Beach – Seek 12.11.18

A cafe/restaurant in Peregian Beach is seeking a casual Barista (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 Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply Online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37692013?type=standard

 

Part time Receptionist in Coolum Beach – Seek 11.11.18

A business in Coolum Beach is seeking a part time Receptionist (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 1 year of experience as a Receptionist
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply Online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37687363?type=standard

Calling all cooks , prep chefs and kitchen hands – Gumtree 9.11.18

A brand new south East Asian dining concept is about to hit Noosa mid December , we have a successful restaurant in Byron bay that has been killing it for the last year and half. We are looking for full time and part time casual Chefs , cook and kitchen hands to join our crew. Must be able to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment and be highly organised . We offer a great working culture and great staff perks . Great career growth for the right person.

Apply: Email your resume to Robert.oijvall@gmail.com

Cleaner Employment – Gumtree 9.11.18

Experienced housekeeper wanted for boutique motel in Noosa Heads.

Join our happy team providing housekeeping services at our busy motel.

As a housekeeper you will be responsible for:

Cleaning the rooms to the highest standard as expected by our discerning guests

Providing daily linen changes to longer stay guests

Presenting a professional image at all times

Being apart of the front of house experience for our guests

We are a small and vibrant team that believe in providing a friendly work environment while always maintaining a professional image.

While previous housekeeping experience is preferred full training will be provided to the

successful candidate.

A uniform will also be supplied.

Apply Online: https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/noosa-heads/other/employment/1200423763

 

 

 

 

Beach Safety Presentation

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

Beach Safety

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!

It’s the Weekend!

Park 5

If you haven’t already than you must go exploring through the Noosa National Park! It’s a beautiful walk along a coastal track and stunning views like this one. Don’t forget to look up high for a cuddly koala around the Tea Tree Bay area.

Eumundi Markets

Eumundi Markets are a must see tourist attraction on the Sunshine Coast! It is on Wednesday and Saturday mornings starting at 7am. Just need to catch the bus 630 from the Noosa Junction station and get off at Eumundi Station. Have fun exploring the hand made items at the markets and enjoying all the delicious food and drink stalls. Yum!!

Koala Australia Zoo

Another must see tourist attraction would have to be the world famous Crocodile Hunter Australia Zoo at Beerwah. You can catch a greyhound bus from the Noosa Junction and it will take you there and back for the day. If you need help booking see the wonderful staff members at the Student Uni Travel store located near the school.

Kayak 7 Another weekend idea could be to hire a kayak or stand up paddle board and explore the Noosa River. Just see the friendly staff at Boardwalk Boat Hire down near the Sofitel Jetty in Noosa Heads.

LiveMusic

There is always plenty of music to listen to around the Noosa Heads area!

Cafe Le Monde has live music from Captain Squidlicker & The Sinking Ships starting from 8.30pm Friday night. Join your friends for some dinner and drinks and have a wonderful night out!

Aromas Noosa has the best cocktails in the town. It’s located on Hastings street it’s the perfect location to take a seat and watch the day go by.

The Driving Force Tour are gearing up for an epic night in Noosa this Friday and Cornerstone can’t wait to have them live on stage.

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Nestled among fragrant gum trees, the footy grounds become a hive of activity for the Noosa Farmers Market. The markets offer plenty of different stalls including organic produce, skin care products, marinades, sauces, skin care products, freshly baked breads and cheeses.

noosa beach

With a weekend of spring sunshine ahead, a swim or surf at Noosa Main Beach sounds like the perfect remedy to a long working week!

We hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Goodbye to our finishers!

Goodbye to our 12 graduating students at Lexis English Noosa.

Group

This afternoon we said goodbye to Yuichiro, Nonoka, Peter, Jeong Min, Leonid and Yuka from the Pre-Intermediate classes, Hina and Aya from the Intermediate classes, Franziska from Upper-intermediate and Emily and Max from the IELTS class!

We will miss you all.

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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