Hallowe’en BBQ! 31 October

Today, we had our Hallowe’en BBQ! Everyone gathered promptly out front at 12.15pm, all waiting to sample Claire’s culinary BBQ delights ūüôā Student Eric kindly assisted with the cooking, Lorene provided the party music and Orla and Judit help set up the table of delights!

It’s an amazing day here in Byron Bay – bright, sunny and warm – perfect for eating outside!

Everyone lined up, creating their sandwich with barbecued meat, fresh salad and a variety of sauces and dressing, all washed down with something sweet!

As it was very hot, a lot of students didn’t want to dress up in costume, however we did have some interesting hats and head pieces wandering around, even among the staff! We really loved how one of our students Arisa was dressed in her traditional Japanese Kimono and gave her the chocolate prize for effort! She loves wearing it and welcoming questions about Japanese culture so be sure to ask her about it! ūüôā

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Jobs! 31 October

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MASSAGE THERAPIST

Byron Bay NSW –¬†Part time

Massage Therapist 100% flexible work to suit you. Ripple is a national mobile massage and beauty company and we are busy and expanding our teams. A fantastic opportunity now exists¬†as a Massage Therapist, offering $70 per hour.¬†Successful applicants will possess the following ‚Äď Minimum Certificate IV in Massage, exceptional customer service skills, some weekend availability, professional and 100% reliable, passionate about their work. Position involves massage therapy and customer service. If you would like to join our vibrant team and work for Australia’s premier mobile service please apply now online¬†

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CLEANER & HOUSEKEEPER

Byron Bay NSW –¬†Casual/Temporary

Housekeepers for resort in Byron Bay. Must be available Mon – Friday 10am – 2.30pm. Must have an eye for detail. Must be able to work as team player. Must be prepared to work hard. Must be reliable.

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ACTIVE, WELLNESS AND BEAUTY SALES ASSISTANT

Prae Store¬†Byron Bay NSW –¬†Part time

Prae is your go-to destination for all things on-trend in lifestyle, active, wellness and beauty. Our range of products have¬†been carefully sourced ‚Äď wherever possible from eco-friendly, sustainable and Australian brands who produce luxurious products. Our first store opened on the Gold Coast in¬†February and we are expanding to our second store in Byron Bay.¬†

APPLICANTS WE ARE SEARCHING FOR: Having an interest and knowledge of natural and organic beauty and wellness products;  Confident in using makeup and willing to learn to colour match customers;  Minimum 1 year of retail experience;  Well presented, highly motivated and good work ethic;  Exceptional customer service;  Able to work alone;  Flexible and available to work weekends

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BEAUTY THERAPIST

Byron Bay NSW –¬†Part time

Beauty Therapist 100% flexible work to suit you. Ripple is a national mobile massage and beauty company and we are busy and expanding our teams. A fantastic opportunity now exists¬†as a Beauty Therapist, offering $70 per hour. Successful applicants will possess the following ‚Äď Minimum Certificate IV, exceptional customer service skills, some weekend availability, professional and 100% reliable, passionate about their work. Position involves massage therapy and customer service. If you would like to join our vibrant team and work for Australia’s premier mobile service please apply now

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DELIVERY PARTNER – UBER EATS

Byron Bay NSW –¬†Casual/Temporary, Contract

Have a car, motorcycle, scooter or bike? Become an Uber Eats delivery partner and help deliver food from your city‚Äôs best restaurants to hungry people across the city. Delivering with Uber Eats is a great way to earn money on your own schedule; simply sign on to the partner app and you’re set to go. It’s a simple and convenient solution for people looking for an earning opportunity that fits into their schedule.

What you need to know: Earn great money: The more you deliver around busy dinner times, the more you earn! Be your own boss: Deliver meals around your own schedule. Getting started is super simple: Signing up to be an Uber Eats delivery partner is quick & easy! Get paid weekly: Get earnings deposited into your bank account weekly.

REQUIREMENTS

Delivering by Car: Be 18 years old or older; Hold a full Australian driver’s license; Hold third party property damage insurance or comprehensive cover for your car; Ensure your car is currently registered and CTP-insured in the state you are delivering in; Access to a 1990 year or newer car

Delivering by Motorcycle or Scooter: Be 18 years old or older; Hold a valid Australian motorcycle license (probationary or full); Hold third party property damage insurance or comprehensive cover for your vehicle; Ensure your vehicle is currently registered and CTP-insured in the state you are delivering in; Access to a 1990 year or newer motorcycle or scooter

Delivering by Bicycle: Be 18 years old or older, and be fit and able to ride a bicycle!

All of our delivery partners must pass a background check.

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

Friday morning body boarding! 26 October

Last Friday, the sun was out and we all headed to Main Beach for a morning of sand, sea and…. BODY BOARDING!¬† What better way to clear the head before afternoon classes than get out for some fresh sea air ūüôā

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We all met promptly at reception at 11.30am and walked together to our favourite surf shop to get our boards. We had the option of getting a wet suit but most of the group decided to brave the cold(ish) waters! Here they are, all ready and eager to get in the water!

Check out these awesome GoPro pics taken by some of our students!

It was a great day to be in the water and everyone caught some waves right from the beginning. Check out these sparkling sea pics… and join us next time!!

 

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

November Activity Calendar!!

We have another month of brilliant activities planned exclusively for our Lexis students in November!

All activities will be twice a day (unless stated otherwise), so both our morning and afternoon students have  the opportunity to participate! Afternoon students will have their activities at 11.30am and morning students will be at 2pm (unless stated otherwise).

Joining the activities is a great way to make new friends, practice your English in a social environment , and of course have fun!!

All activities are free except for surfing and tie dye (you can bring your own white top/garment or purchase one from us for $3. All equipment/colours are free)!!

October Calendar

Yoga¬†will continue to be every¬†Monday¬†in Room 8 at 7.45am ‚Äď 8.45am. This allows everyone to be able to go together and start their mornings with some stretching and relaxation!

We’ll also continue to have the popular Coffee Club every Tuesday. Join Orla at 11.30am or me at 2pm in the garden or student lounge for coffee, Tim Tams and games!

As we are coming into summer we have lots of fun beach activities planned; starting with Beach Games on the 2nd, a Beach Picnic on the 22nd, Volleyball on the 23rd and free Body Board hire on the 29th! For our afternoon students these activities will be at 11am instead of 11.30am to allow enough time to get to the beach and back before class. Morning students will remain at 2pm. Meet in reception first ūüôā

To start the month we have Fun Faces! Not to be taken too seriously, you’ll be doing funny portrait drawings of each other that we can all have a good laugh at after (or discover we have some hidden artists!)!!

We have our Big Soccer Match against BBELS on the 7th. This will just be one game at 4pm at the Byron Sports Fields. Sign up in reception and help Lexis remain the Language School Soccer Champions!

Our 1 hour Surf Special for $25 is on the 8th. This is a great option to give surfing a try and see if you’d like to book on to one of the 2 hour lessons for $55! Pick ups from school will be at 10am and 3pm. Sign up and pay in reception. Limited spots available so be quick!

We have a couple of activities for our morning and afternoon students to enjoy together, both on a Friday at 5.30pm. There is Beer Tasting on the 9th and Salsa & Sangria on the 16th. Both fun and social activities to get your weekends started with all your Lexis pals!

Wednesday the 14th Happy Travels with be providing free pizza and punch and giving you some travel tips for your time in Oz! This will be at 12.15pm in the student lounge.

On the 15th we will be baking some cute Koala Cupcakes!

On the 21st¬†we will be hosting a¬†Sweet Exchange; everyone is encouraged to bring in something sweet they have either made or bought. You will then be able to try each other‚Äôs treats by giving a gold coin donation, this money will then be given to our chosen charities. More information to follow ūüôā

On the 28th we’ll be¬†Tie Dying! A greats memento to take away from your time in Byron Bay! Bring a white top or we have a limited number available for $3. Sign up in reception.

To end the month and the Cambridge courses we’ll be having an End of Cambridge Sausage Sizzle to say good luck and farewell to our Cambridge students after their 12 weeks of hard work!

GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day from 12-1pm and 2-3pm in Room 8. Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

Teacher Kristy runs a free guided meditation every Wednesday morning between 8-8.30am in room 8.

Job Club is every Wednesday in Room 8 (with GIL). A teacher will be able to help you write resumes/cover letters, look for jobs, apply for TFN’s and give you advice on gaining your RSA or Barista license!

Don’t forget that you can book your 2-hour Surf Lessons with us anytime at Reception for just $55! Lessons are at 9am and 2pm every day, and 3.30pm on request.

 

For all your weekend activities check out the Happy Travels November calendar: https://lexisbyronbay.com/2018/10/30/happy-travels-weekend-activities-november-18/

 

Have a wonderful month!¬†ūüôā

 

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

Happy Travels Weekend Activities! November ’18

The team at Happy Travels have planned another month of awesome weekend activities and student nights especially for you, our Lexis Byron students!

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Every Thursday is Lexis student night!! Happy Hour at Aquarius Backpacker Bar @ 6pm, get your free meal with any drink then onto Cheeky Monkeys for your FREE drinks!!

For weekend activities they have put together a variety of free and discounted activities / trips for you; including the popular camping weekend, gigs, markets, waterfalls and water sport activities!!

To join any of these activities, or any other trips you may like to do, just have a chat with our travel specialist Sarah! She is here in the Student Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 12pm and 3pm.

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

New Starters! 29 October

Welcome to our twelve students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Maria is from Barcelona, Spain. She plays handball and likes riding her bike. She works as a hairdresser in Spain. She decided to come to Lexis Byron Bay because of the recommendation from her cousin Pol who studied with us for 5 months in 2016, and also her friend Eric who is currently studying with us!

Gustavo is from Brazil and here with his wife Giovana. His favourite hobby is playing soccer. He works within administration but would like to study business when he returns from Australia. He is looking forward to improving his English over the next 20 weeks with us!

Giovana is also from Brazil. She loves animals and takes care of cats and dogs. She wants to improve her English for new opportunities in her professional and personal life. She chose to study in Australia so she can discover a new country, culture and people! She picked Lexis Byron Bay because her cousin Izabel studied with us for nearly a year between 2016-2017 and said it would be the best place for her!

Celine is from the South of France. She loves sports, with her favourite being volleyball and judo, which she has a black belt in! She has a masters degree in Chemistry and works the CNRS (Central National of Research Scientific). She needs to improve her English as it is very important for her future career.

ChangSeok, nickname Eidan, is from Korea. His biggest hobby is basketball, both playing and watching.  He started his English studies in Sydney but there were too many Korean people, so he decided to move to Byron Bay instead to meet people from other countries and improve his English quicker! When he finished his studies he would like to work in Uluru.

Nicol is from Italy and currently living in the Italian part of Switzerland with her family. She likes to spend time with her friends, playing sports. She also loves to travel, which is one of the main reasons she is here! She has worked as a secretary for 3 years in the state’s office, but is taking a year break to travel and improve her English and German. She chose Byron Bay for her studies as it has always been her dream to be near the sea and surf!

Marta is from Spain. She has been living in Sydney for the last year and a half but chose to move to Byron Bay because of the nature and yoga! She worked as a beauty therapist in Sydney, giving massages and facials. In the future she would like to manage a business focusing on health, yoga, surf and massages.

Silvia is from Italy. She loves travelling, reading and all sports, but particularly surfing! She has a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering and an after-degree certificate in International Co-operation. It has always been her dream to come to Australia and she wants to be able to surf the beautiful Australian waves! When she has improved her English she would like to do an internship in Civil-Environmental Engineering.

Audrey is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. She works with children, as a social worker. She wants to improve her English so she can travel the East Coast of Australia and makes friends with people from all different countries! She is very excited to be here for the Australia summer, especially as it is snowing now in Switzerland!

Elsa is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. Her hobbies are drawing, painting, snowboarding and hanging out with friends. She studied applied arts and has worked as a decorator for the past 4 years. She wants to study English in Australia for many reasons; the main one being when she returns to Switzerland she would like to be a snowboard teacher and English is very important for this. She also loves travelling and knows English as important for this, as many people are able to communicate in English.

Yaiza is from Spain. She loves surfing, yoga, running and photography. She has been studying human resources at university and also working as a waitress. She wants a good level of English so she is able to speak fluently with people and get a good job. Her dream job is one which will allow her to work online so she has the flexibility to work and travel at the same time!

Alejandro is from Spain. He has been studying at Lexis Brisbane but decided he wanted to experience Byron Bay, so will now study with us for the next 3 months!

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.

Graduation! 26 October

Congratulations and farewell to our six students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Kana, from Japan, graduates from Mel’s Intermediate class. It has been an absolute joy having her here at Lexis and wonderful to watch her confidence in speaking grow and grow. She has a lovely personality and smile and has made many friends during her time in Byron. Best wishes for the future Kana, we will miss you!

Corentin, from Switzerland,¬†graduates from Mel’s Intermediate class. He had made brilliant progress since he started with us in our Elementary class. Mel says he always asked thoughtful questions and got along well with all of his classmates. Wishing you all the best for the future Corentin!

Saskia,¬†from Switzerland,¬†graduates from Mel’s Intermediate class. Mel said she has been a pleasure to teach and a lovely addition to the class. She worked extremely hard in class, so it’s no surprise she’s graduating with a well deserved A; well done Saskia! We hope you enjoyed your time at Lexis Byron as much as we loved having you here ūüôā

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Dayane, from Brazil, graduates from Serena’s Elementary class. She showed a good attitude towards learning and participated well in class. We hope you enjoyed your time in Byron Dayane and have a brilliant time on the rest of your travels!

Claudia, from Portugal,¬†graduates from Serena’s Elementary class. She has made excellent progress in her 4 weeks at Lexis and has picked up the new language quickly. Her results improved a lot each week and she should be very proud of her achievements. Enjoy your time at Lexis Sydney!

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Vivienne, from Switzerland, graduates from Kathleen’s Cambridge First class. She has worked very hard during her studies and has proven to be a fast learner who asks intelligent questions. She has made great progress in all areas of her English and graduates at an Upper Intermediate level with a grade A! Everyone enjoyed having her sunny personality in class each day. We are sure you will do well in your FCE exam and wish you all the best!

 

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.