New Starters! 8 October

Welcome to our fourteen new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today!


Patrick is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. He likes techno music and going to parties. He is studying and working as a building engineer. He feels it is important to have a good level of English and is looking forward to learning, and also to meet new people from all over the world!

Laura is from Spain. Her hobbies include drawing, playing the guitar and dancing. She has been working as a receptionist at a campsite and also as a yoga teacher. After finishing her studies in Law she spent a year in France and then began studying naturopathy and yoga teaching. When she has finished 3 months of perfecting her English she will travel around Australia before heading home!

Manuele is from Italy, but has lived in Switzerland for the past twenty years. He has been working in a physiotherapist as a personal coach, guiding clients through exercises. He wants to improve his English so he can communicate better with the international clients at his work. He arrived in Byron last week and is very happy with his homestay and how nice and friendly everyone is here!

Samira is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She likes to meet up with friends and go for hikes in the Swiss mountains. She plays for a football team, training twice a week and playing against another team at the weekend. For the past five years she has worked in a private pediatrician office for three doctors. When she finishes her studies with us she will study in Zurich for 3 years to become an operation room assistant.

Yuko is from Japan. Her hobbies are surfing, drinking and yoga, all of which she can do here in Byron Bay! She enjoys learning English and feels improving her level will increase her opportunities. She is very happy to be near the sea and nature, as it is very different to the busy city of Tokyo, where she grew up.

Julia is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She is here with her twin sister Ilona. Her hobbies are tennis and swimming. She works in a hospital in Switzerland. She is looking forward to being in Australia and improving her English.

Ilona is Julia’s twin sister, so also from the German speaking part of Switzerland! In here free time she likes to go swimming. She is excited to be here with us at Lexis for the next 4 weeks improving her English.

Nuria is from Barcelona, Spain. She loves traveling, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Her biggest passion is surfing, not just catching the waves but also just being in the ocean, searching for new spots, the nature and the people. She studied Marketing and finished her degree in International Business. She is now working for a company selling products for agriculture.

Iero is from Brazil. He has worked for the past 11 years in a mining company, and during this time has also studied Geology and completed his degree in Finance. He chose to study in Australia because the warm weather is similar to Brazil and he can surf and work during his studies.

Tania is from Catalonia, Spain. She loves photography, traveling and reading books. She studied Graphic Arts at college and is now studying Communication and Journalism online. She has been working in a jewellery shop for the past year. She chose to study English in Australia so she can also surf and enjoy this beautiful country!

Andrea is from the Czech Republic. She loves being in nature; hiking in the mountains, enjoying the views and watching sunrises and sunsets. She also loves being by the ocean and is wanting to learn to surf while she’s in Byron. After finishing her studies in Psychology and Latin she went to work in Italy for the ski season. She wants to improve her English as it will help here when traveling and in the future she would like to teach English to children.

Elisa is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. Her biggest passion is dancing and she also use to horse ride and perform in the theatre. She has just finished school so now wants to take a year for herself, to improve her English and travel. She chose Australia for her studies because of the sunny weather, good vibes and surfing!

Dayane is from Brazil. She is currently studying accounting and working as a credit analyst, but is taking a 3 week holiday to study English. She has a daughter who is 9 years old. She is athletic and plays American football. She is wanting to improve her English as she feels it is necessary for work.

Annick is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. Her hobbies include floorball, hiking, traveling and riding her motorcycle. She works for as an architecture, drawing diagrams of apartments. She is here here with us fro 3 months to improve her English for traveling!


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.

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