New Starters! 11th September

Welcome to our 10 new starters at Lexis Byron Bay today!


Silvan, from Switzerland,  has worked as an optician for the last 4 years. He enjoys sports, with his absolute favourite being rowing. He came to Australia as many of his friends have been here and told him how amazing it is! He really likes the lifestyle and weather in Byron and is here to improve his English so he can use it on his travels!

Jhon, from Brazil, has been living in Byron Bay for the past 3 years.  He has completed his diploma of hospitality, advanced diploma also, and will study at the University of BPA for the next 2 years. He is here studying English with us at Lexis so he can get a good mark on his IELTs exam and in the future apply for a sponsorship visa!

Louis is from Geneva, Switzerland. His hobbies include ice hockey, football, chilling with friends and travelling. Next year he will finish his studies in Landscape gardening and find work within this sector. He chose Byron Bay for his studies after many recommendations from friends of what an incredible place it is!

Gabriela is from Brazil. She has lived and worked in the Gold Coast for the past 6 months but has decided Byron Bay is where she’d prefer to be! She loves the nature, beaches and the many activities she’s able to do here. She will study with us for 12 weeks and is really looking to making lots of friends and improving her English at Lexis!

Linda is from the Italian part of Switzerland. She works in gastronomy and says it is very important for her to speak other languages, including English, for her job. It has always been her dream to come to Australia so she is very happy to finally be fulfilling it!

Isabel, from Germany, loves to cook, read and meet up with her friends. She has worked for the past 3 years in the Human Resources department of a hospitality company and just finished her studies to get a human resources diploma. After she has finished her 3 weeks studying with us she will stay in Australia until January and then visit Bali for a month!

Oliver is from Switzerland. His hobbies include sports, particularly handball, organising events and going out with friends to clubs. He has completed his apprenticeship in mechanics and worked as this for 2 years before changing to a hiring company. After 7 years working there he decided to quit and travel Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, improving his English along the way!

Esther, from Spain, enjoys many sports but her favourites are skiing and surfing. She loves to travel so she can meet people from all over the world and learn about different cultures. She spends her summers working in the USA as a camp counselor and this summer became the Head of Aquatics. She has a degree in Protocol and Events management so also works in the events industry at music festivals and weddings! Her plan now is to improve her English to find a job and stay in Australia for a few years!

Elia is from the Italian part of Switzerland. He enjoys snowboarding, playing computer games and travelling. He currently works as a painter. He wants to improve his English so he can find work in Australia, and then after this travel the world meeting people from all different countries!

Alfredo, from Spain, loves to surf and play football! He is joined in Australia by his wife and 3 cats and is very happy to be here as it has always been their dream. Back in Spain he works as a chef which he really enjoys. He is excited to improve his English at Lexis Byron!



Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.


Leave a Reply