New Starters! 25th September

Welcome to our twelve new students starting Lexis Byron Bay today!


Lorena lives in Barcelona, Spain where she works as a vet. She is very happy and grateful to have this job as she has always had a special relationship with animals and loves being able to help them. She has come to Australia not only to improve her English, but also to travel, practice surfing and to see the native wildlife!

Thomas is from Switzerland, where he lives with his brother near Davos in the Swiss Alp. His main hobby is to restore old classic cars and drive them around Switzerland’s beautiful streets and mountains. He also loves travelling and this is why he wants to improve his English, so he can speak with people from all over the world. He chose Australia for his studies as he has only ever heard good things from his friends who have been here before!

Elisa is from Italy and loves dancing and reading. She has just finished studying Fashion Design in Como, near Milan. She wanted to come to Australia to study as it is very different from where she lives, much more relaxed! She also chose Australia because of her love for animals; she is looking forward to seeing kangaroos and swimming with sharks while she is here! When she returns to Italy she would like to go to University to become a vet.

Chiara is from Switzerland, the Italian part. She has a bachelor in Interior Design but currently works as a architect. She loves to travel and wants to improve her English for her summer of travel! She will study with us until February and then travel Indonesia. She is looking forward to her time here and escaping the winter in Switzerland!

Virginia is from Monza, Italy; famous for hosting the Formula 1 and one of the biggest parks in Europe! She loves animals and cooking Italian food for her family and friends. She is really looking forward to learning English and surfing while in Byron Bay, and also enjoying the beautiful weather in this wonderful country!

Brice is from France and a basketball player. He speaks fluent French and also Spanish as he lived there for a while, but now he would like to improve his English so he can study in Business School. He came to Byron Bay on the recommendation of our moved loved former student Raphael Mesplede; we’re sure he’ll love it here just as much!

Ruth is from Switzerland and here with her husband, Benjamin. Together they have studied English in New Zealand and will now study with us for 12 weeks, before visiting South America! Her hobbies include travelling, swimming and reading.

Benjamin, Ruth’s husband, is also from Switzerland and together they have a son and daughter. He enjoys swimming, diving, skiing and walking. They are both wanting to improve their English for their travels around Australia and South America, which they will be doing until August next year!

Soichiro, from Japan, enjoys basketball, boxing, scuba diving and singing. He wants to be able to speak fluent English as he plans to be a singer, designer and business man and would like to be able to work all around the world. He chose Byron Bay for his studies as he loves nature, music and the fashion here!

Santiago, from Spain, describes himself as a positive person who loves sports, cinema and travel. He has just finished studying Law in Spain and would now like to obtain a high level of English for his future job. He chose to study in Australia because of friends recommendations, the weather and the nice people!

Rafael, from Spain, would prefer to be known as Rafa! He enjoys reading, sports, travelling and hanging out with friends. He finished his bachelor in Economics at the University of Granada in June and is now enjoying a lovely gap year between his Degree and Masters. He chose to come to Byron Bay to improve his English as it’s a completely different culture and lifestyle for him!

Noemi is from Switzerland, where she works as a nurse. When she’s not working she likes to go out with her friends, bake cakes and travel with her family. It has been a dream of hers for many years to come to Australia so she is really happy to be here now! After her 4 weeks of study at Lexis she is looking forward to traveling the East Coast of Australia and seeing more of this beautiful country!


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.


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