Graduation

Today we say farewell to 6 of our Lexis Noosa students. Congratulations and good luck in the future!

Maria

Miu, Rian and Vadim from Maria’s Pre-Intermediate class.

Michael

Valerio from Michael’s Intermediate class.

Clare

Philip and Nich from Clare’s Intermediate class.

 

Noosa National Park

Today our students went exploring at the Noosa National Park.

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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. Keep your eyes peeled for a diverse range of wildlife that live in the park, from sleepy koalas perched on branches to glossy black-cockatoos squawking overhead.

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We hope you all had a wonderful time at the Noosa National Park and can’t wait to see you all on the next activity!

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Today Lexis Noosa welcomes 4 General English students and 23 new Cambridge students to our beautiful campus.

Abdulelah, Donghwan and Roy starts our General English Program.

Cambridge English course starters!

We hope you all have a wonderful time here at Lexis Noosa!! And Happy New Year to everyone!!!!

Job Search

Here are some jobs that I have found online through the Seek and Gumtree websites. Good luck and happy job hunting!!

Job Search

Casual Waiter/Waitress in Noosa Heads – Seek 5.12.18

A cafe/restaurant in Noosa Heads is seeking a casual Waiter/Waitress (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 2 years of experience as a Waiter/Waitress
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply online at https://www.seek.com.au/job/37875061?searchrequesttoken=b6c0018d-ab3c-4abc-9753-6053bc6578da&type=standard

 

Housekeepers – Gumtree 10.12.18

Resort housekeeping in Hasting Street Noosa

Experience desirable but not essential. Work available daily Hours 9am….2 pm. All equipment and insurance included. All resorts are premium accomodation complexes. Work days are flexible to suit personal circumstances. Team work essential with good communication skills essential

Plse contact me on 0408726696 for more details Resume direct to resortaustralia.com.au

 

FLOOR STAFF WANTED – SUSHI SHOP Gumtree 9.12.18

We are looking for people to join our exciting and growing sushi shop.  If you have a passion for customer service and an interest in Japanese food this is the job for you! Successful applicants will responsible for ensuring our customers enjoy a pleasant experience. Prior experience working in a sushi restaurant will be preferred but not required. Serious applicants must send resume to sushionhastings@gmail.com

 

Kitchen Hand – Gumtree 7.12.18

Sails Restaurant Noosa requires experienced kitchen hand for an immediate start to join our professional brigade. Position involves food preparation, cleaning and of course washing dishes. flexible hours and shifts available.

please send resume to paul@sailsnoosa

 

Wait staff wanted at Bistro C – Gumtree 7.12.18

Bistro C, Noosa iscurrently looking for part-time and full time wait staff to join their team. The right person for this role uplifts the dining experience for customers. Weare looking for someone who will have the patience, personality andperseverance to thrive in this role.

Yourresponsibilities will include:

·Taking orders fromcustomers

·Serving food andbeverage

·Operating the cashregister and take accurate food and drink orders, using a POS orderingsoftware, order slips or by memorisation

·Communicate clearlyorder details to the kitchen staff

·Clearing tables

·Follow all relevant health department regulations

·Provide excellentcustomer service to guests

·Present menu andprovide detailed information when asked (e.g. About portions, ingredients orpotential food allergies)

·Up-sell additionalproducts when appropriate

·Offer menurecommendations upon request

·Prepare tables bysetting up silverware and glasses- maintain a tidy dining area/section

Applicants with experiencein the hospitality industry and can speak fluent English will be looked onfavourably. For more information or to send through your resume, please contact PeterSpring at pete@bistroc.com.auor call(07) 5447 2855.

 

 

Morning Visits

What a wonderful surprise to have an existing student come back for a visit at Lexis Noosa.

Franziska

Franziska studied with us back in October 2015 to January 2016. She has come back to Noosa for a holiday and to visit her amazing Host family that she met 3 years ago through Lexis Noosa. Her Host Father has also organised for her to work in his sisters outback pub in north Queensland. We hope you enjoy your Aussie experience.

Jasper – Work Experience

☀️🤩 Thank you Jasper for coming to Lexis Noosa for you work experience! We have really appreciated you being here! Thanks for helping Corina and Stefanie prepare for their Cambridge exam!

Jasper

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 🙂

 

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.

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.

Marie-Zoe – Upper Intermediate Class

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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!

 

 

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!

 

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!

 

 

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.

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!

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.

It’s the Weekend!

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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.

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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!

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!

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!

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.

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Goodbye to our finishers!

Goodbye to our 12 graduating students at Lexis English Noosa.

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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.

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.

Graduating students 31.08.18

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It’s Friday which means that we say goodbye to some students at Lexis Noosa.

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We farewell Kazuki, Beatrice and Mikako from the Intermediate B class with Annette, Neno and Daisy from Upper Intermediate with Michelle and Kerri, Haruka from the Elementary class with Kirsten, Yumi and Kurumi from Intermediate A with Sam and last but not least Sidonia, Madlaina and Tomas from Cambridge.

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Hope you all enjoyed your time at Lexis English Noosa and made many happy memories while you were in Australia!

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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!

 

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.

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.

 

 

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!