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.

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 🙂


A Big Thank You from Fiji!

Do you remember the bakesale fundraiser that Caroline from Student Uni Travel organised together with teachers from Lexis Noosa? The Australian dollars raised translated into $1000 Fijian and were used to purchase hardware and school supplies for families who were hard hit by the recent cyclone.

Thank you to everyone involved!

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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Lexis is pleased to announce our new Business and TESOL courses!

From February 22nd, students will be able to study Business and TESOL programs at Lexis. These courses will run from 2pm to 7.30pm on Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with optional Supervised Consolidation of Learning class available each Thursday.

Our Business and TESOL programs are fully accredited for student visas, and are ideal for students finishing their English program at Lexis and looking for a further challenge while they extend their stay in Noosa, Byron Bay or the Sunshine Coast.



To enter the Certificate III in Business, you will need to have an Intermediate level of English at Lexis, or an equivalent IELTS score of 5. For the Certificate IV in TESOL, you will need to be in Upper Intermediate, or at a 6-6.5 IELTS equivalent.

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To launch our new courses, we are offering our current students an opening special for the 30 week Certificate III in Business – $3000, including all registration and materials fees. The usual price for this course will be $4500.

For more details, speak to your Academic Manager!

Certificate III in Business (BSB30115)

Certificate IV in TESOL (10429NAT)

RTO: 41178

CRICOS: 03459G

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Time to Travel

Lunchtime is a busy time for Carol and her colleagues at Backpackers World Travel.





Having a travel agency on site means that our students can book their weekend excursions and end of course travel without missing that early morning surf or afternoon swim. BWT are experts at finding the right package and will always discount for Lexis English students without compromising quality. No wonder it is all smiles.

Whitsundays Sailing adventure: a great experience!

Lexis English students – Valentina, Lavinia and Paola from Italy, tell us about their amazing sailing experience in the Whitsundays 🙂

“We sailed for 3 days on a beautiful catamaran called ‘Wings’. We met people from all over the world and we had a lot of fun with them. We went snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef, we saw lots of sea life…whales, turtles, sharks and manta rays, but the most exciting adventure was the trip to Whitehaven Beach. The sand is so white almost like snow and the water is crystal blue and beautiful landscapes; the best place we have ever been!!!! We had a great time and we won’t forget it! Thanks to the girls at Student Uni Travel who organised it for us :)”

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Trivia @ Student Uni Travel

Today the students came together for trivia at Student Uni Travel. The girls at the travel shop provided delicious snacks including Aussie Lamingtons (YUM my favourite!). The Students were quizzed on Australian states and cities.  Overall, 10 students achieved 100%! The 10 students went into a draw where the names were pulled out for 1st, 2nd 3rd  and 4th place.

Congratulation to the winners!

1st Prize- a free trip to Fraser Island worth $350.00- Andrea!!!

2nd Prize- a free night in Cairns- Caroline!

3rd place- a free night in Airlie Beach- Elia!

4th Place- $25 Student Uni Travel- Bianca!

All students who participated received a buy one get one free drink for KB’s tonight! Great job Carol and Inika, it was a fantastic afternoon!



On behalf of Lexis English, we would like to welcome Backpackers World Travel to all five campuses at Brisbane | Byron Bay | Noosa | Perth | Sunshine Coast! Backpackers world travel believe education extends beyond the classroom and encourage students to really get to know this great country they are studying in…

“We have been working with international students for the past ten years. We are their travel gurus and know how to plan trips that cater to every need. Australia is a big place and we are here to make sure the best things about this awesome country aren’t missed. Whether you’re looking to sail the Whitsunday Islands, explore Fraser Island, skydive, learn to surf, head to our glorious Red Centre to sleep under the millions of stars, learn to scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef, or simply need a flight back home – we offer the best travel deals for all over Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Thailand & Bali…

We are a multi-lingual team of experts from all over the world who all share one common love – travel! Our vast range of products and exclusive offers mean there is something for everyone (even for those on a shoe-string budget). So if you’re looking for the most cost-effective, flexible and dependable travel solution, throw out your guide books and come chat to us. Let the adventure begin…”

Pictured (top to bottom): Kim, Carol and Fran at the Backpackers World Travel office – Lexis Noosa.




Fraser Island – here we come!

Fraser Island 2 Day Adventure – 14th July 2012!

A Fraser Island information session was held today at Lexis Noosa for students going to Fraser Island (lucky them)!

Experience the thrill of driving on 75 mile beach, swimming in clear freshwater lakes and walking through colourful diverse sandblows. After a full days exploring warm your feet around the camp fire while toasting some delicious marshmallows with new friends…

What Did You Do On The Easter Holidays Competition!

I hope you all had a great Easter break!

So what fun and adventure did you get up to? We want to see pictures!

Click here and add your photo on the Facebook Lexis Noosa Group

or on Cindy Lexis-English Facebook timeline

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and WIN FREE surf lessons, accommodation in Surfers Paradise, colesmyer vouchers and much more!

Students Get The 411 On The Local Hot Spots

Lexis Noosa has been running locals tours for the new students this week to assist them in settling in and getting familiar with the area.

Students were taken to all the popular destinations and the secret spots that make Noosa the paradise it is. They visited Tewantin to see some wild kangaroos, Noosa River, the shopping spots, Hastings Street, Noosa Groyne, Noosa Lookout, Noosa Waters, Sunshine Beach and many more! Now they know all the places to go which will keep them very busy after school and on weekends. Enjoy exploring our awesome resort town!

And The Winner Is…

Congratulations to the FB photo competition winner Rebecca Rime from Lexis English Brisbane who won $500 worth of travel around Australia!

And thanks to all the students who entered the competition. Looking back at all the photos posted it shows how positive and fulfilling the Lexis experience in Australia really is. If you are thinking of coming to study English here in Australia, click here to check out the pictures and don’t forget to ‘like’ us!

Lexis Photo Competition Finalists Announced

Congratulations to Lexis Noosa students Paula and Clement who are in the Lexis English photo competition national finals! Please Click here and ‘like’ their pictures by this Friday so they can win $500 worth of travel around Australia! Go Noosa!

Lexis Photo Competition Entries Close Friday Midday!

Great effort Lexis English students!  All the photos look amazing! We can’t wait to see who the finalists are! You better show some love to the Lexis Academic Staff on Friday afternoon… they are choosing the finalists from each school! Here are a few entries from Lexis Noosa students. It’s not too late to enter click here and upload your photo for a chance to win $500 worth of travel!

Lexis English Byron Bay Getaway

Lexis English students from Noosa, Sunshine Coast and Brisbane headed to Byron Bay for some relaxation… and partying!

The weekend began with some drinks at Aquarius Backpackers beer garden before students hit the town till 4am. On Saturday some students relaxed on the beach, some hiked to the lighthouse and some went with Scott from Beach Bum to visit Nimbin, rainforests, waterfalls and the candle factory. Saturday night was party night again till 4am then recovery Sunday with a quick shopping trip to a surf factory outlet and a zorb ride in-between. Sounds like a great little weekend!

Want To Win $500 Worth Of Travel Around Australia? Enter Our Photo Competition!

It’s easy to win! All you have to do is ‘Like’ the Lexis English Australia Facebook page and post a picture of your time in Australia! There are three categories to enter and you can enter as many times as you like!

What Are You Doing This Weekend?

Not only do students learn to study english in a paradise environment at Lexis Noosa, they get access to some of the best destinations in the world to enjoy their weekends.

Marion, Maurice, Yanick and Sebastien set sail to the Great Barrier Reef on the Whitsunday Islands last weekend for some rest and relaxation. Just a typical weekend for the Lexis English students…

Sunset Sessions On Noosa River

Lexis Noosa had it’s first Sunset Sessions! It was a great success and the weather was amazing! The next session is Monday 21st November with a beach party theme. Book at reception before tickets are sold out!

Click here to see all the party pictures!

Gold Coast / Nimbin / Byron Bay Weekend

Wow! What an amazing weekend! It was full of action, activity and adventure!

Click here for all the pics of the weekend… and don’t forget to tag yourself!

Lexis Noosa Fraser Island Weekend!

It was certainly a weekend of fun and adventure on Fraser Island!


If you didn’t go to Fraser Island last weekend, then you will be regretting it after seeing the gorgeous pictures… but not to worry as we have a lot more Lexis Explore weekend trips coming up including Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Great Barrier Reef and more!

Click here to see the pictures of our Lexis Explore Fraser Island Weekend 2011!

Free surf lesson with every Whitsunday’s booking this week!

Tribal Travel has gone crazy and are giving away a free surf lesson in Noosa with every Whitsunday sailing bookings.

Merricks’s Learn To Surf is one of the world’s best surf schools and are based in Noosa.  Located on the famous Noosa main beach where the water is warm and waist deep, Learn To Surf offers safe, professional and fun surf lessons.  Trained instructors use new technology soft surf boards and teaching techniques, providing you with your best ever chance to stand-up on the board.  Make sure someone has a camera ready when you catch your very first wave!

The Whitsundays are one of Australia’s most beautiful region’s, located here in beautiful Queensland… this is the place where you can go diving, partying, sailing, snorkeling, sunbathing, island hoping.. and much more!!
Ask Kayley and Taisa anything about the many boats and trips Tribal Travel can book for you!

Thinking of visiting Fraser Island?

Go and see the girls at Tribal Travel BEFORE 6PM TOMORROW, 31/03/11, to save yourself $30 on the 3 day Fraser Island tour, or $20 on the 2 day tour.

From the 1st April the prices of Fraser Island are going to increase so book in March to save some money.  You can travel in April, May, June or make your ticket open dated and valid for up to 12 months!

Fraser Island is one of the most beautiful places in Australia, with its spectacular coast line and magnificent Lakes, it’s a must to see when you are living in Noosa!

Travel Competition This Monday! Win Prizes!

Tribal Travel will be hosting a Travel competition at school next Monday 28th March at 2pm. 

All you have to do is come along and answer some questions on travel around Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.  Tribal Travel sell all of these tours, so they will bring along brochures for you to find the answers, plus I am sure you will receive a little bit of help from the Tribal Travel ladies, Kayley and Manu!

Answer all the questions right to be in for a chance to win $100 voucher to spend on any tour, as well as 5 other great prizes including Underwater World and Australia Zoo tickers, plus much more!

FREE Sunset Safari- To Mount Tinbeerwah Lookout

Tribal Travel is offering a free tour to all Global Village students … to watch the sunset at Mount Timbeerwah lookout.

Come and join us on this fun Sunset Safari…. We will explore the Noosa Laguna Lookout as well as the amazing Mount Timbeerwah.

If you would like to have a glass of wine or cold beer whilst watching the sunset, then feel free to bring your own.
If you’d like to book on this free tour THIS THURSDAY, just head to the Tribal Travel shop to put your name down.  Or speak to one of the lovely Tribal Travel girls when they come into the school.
Please note:  There is no guarantee of clear skies, but we will make sure that’s its a super fun trip!


Have you every thought how amazing it would be to get away from everything for while?  Well now you can, with one of the newest and best tours available on the East Coast.

What better way to find yourself, have new experiences and make everyone at home jealous! 
The Castaway Island tour costs just $179 + $80 local fees.  It includes 2 light aircraft flights and 1 night camping on Middle Island.  Just $30 for extra nights.  The departure is from the trendy, surf town of 1770, which in itself is worth a visit.

Tribal Travel in Noosa is issuing free tickets to all GV students who book an East Coast Australia package.  The tour is exclusive to Tribal Travel, so speak to one of the Tribal girls if you’d like more information.
Live the dream!

GV Students Jump For Joy

Tribal Travel took GV students for a free tour last Thursday looking for wild kangaroos.

Armed with cameras and fingers crossed for luck, GV students set out to Noosa and surrounds with the legendary Bob from Tribal Travel searching for ‘wild’ kangaroos. It was Elanda Point that delivered the well awaited wild jumping marsupials and the cameras and students went wild too. Students were so excited that they celebrated by posing as kangaroos themselves!