New Starters! 21 January

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


Rebecca is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She enjoys playing floorball, and snowboarding in the winter. She has been working as a painter for the past 3 years and will return to this job after her 6 months in Australia. After her 3 weeks of studying with us she will will work on a farm then travel around Australia!

Patrizia is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She grew up on a farm and her hobbies include helping out on the farm, dancing and reading. She has also worked as a painter for the past 3 years, with Rebecca. They are here to improve their English ready for their farm work and travels in Australia!

Laura is from Spain. She loves live music and walking on the beach with her dog. She works as a marketing manager for a winery. During the summer they have lots of tourists come to visit the winery and part of her job is to lead tours for them; this is one of the main reasons she is here with us to improve her English!

Francesca is from the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. After completing her studies to become a secretary she traveled around Germany for 6 months, learning German along the way. She now wants to improve her English, and chose Australia as it is so different to Switzerland and she wants to learn about another culture.

Ainhoa is from the Canary Islands, Spain. She loves listening to music, learning English, meeting new people and learning about new cultures. She has a Degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources, and has just finished her Masters in Human Resources. She wants to improve her English as she is hoping to find a job in a big company that allows her to travel around the world for work.

Laia is from Barcelona, Spain. Her hobbies include snowboarding, surfing, tennis and traveling. She works in the laboratory of microbiology in a children’s hospital; a job that she loves. She wants to study in Australia because she loves it here and is looking forward to be able to surf lots as well as improving and using her English.

Giulia is from Germany. She loves natures and being outdoors. She has worked for the same sports shop in Luzern for 15 years. She is here with us for the next 4 weeks improving her English so she can then use it on her travels!

Abdallah is from France. He enjoys running, trekking and swimming. He has a wife and two sons; one is a psychologist and the other is a pilot for Cathay Pacific. He is now retired but used to be the director of a moving company and also a personal trainer in the navy. He loves visiting new countries and wants to improve his English as he sometimes has difficulty talking with people.

Isabell is from Germany. In her free time she enjoys riding her bike in the mountains, cooking and meeting up with friends. She is wanting to learn English as it will be important for future work and travels!


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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