New Starters! 17 September

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

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Francine is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. In her free time she likes doing outdoor activities with her friends and also going to parties. She has worked as a secretary for 3 years but has now quit to learn English and travel! After her 4 weeks with us she will visit Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bali and the Philippines!

Teresa (Maria Teresa) is from Catalonia, Spain. She enjoys cycling, cooking , reading and traveling. She studied Marketing and worked in the marketing department of a supermarket near Barcelona. She chose to come to Australia as the country has always interested her and she loves animals and is excited to see all the different ones we have here!

Kaho is from Japan. Her hobbies include yoga, swimming and cooking, especially sweet things like cookies and chocolate sweets. She visited Australia for 2 weeks when she was 17 and fell in love with the ocean, food and people, so decided to come back and study English! She is looking forward to meeting new people, improving her English and taking part in lots of activities.

Anaid is from Spain. She loves being in nature, at the beach and reading. She completed her Lawyers degree at University and now works in an office during the week and a coffee shop at the weekend. With English being a global language she wants to to have a good level so she can develop her career. She chose Byron Bay for her studies because she feels it is the perfect place for her; she is excited for adventures, meeting new people, working and learning a lot of English!

Fuki is from Hiroshima, Japan. Her hobbies are shopping, Instagram and travel! She will study with us for 4 months to improve her English for travel. When she has finished her studies she will find work on a farm, then travel around Australia, Asia and America!

Julia is from Brazil. She has three pitbulls who are the loves of her lives! She likes to read about Greek physiology and psychology. She is studying psychology in Brazil and would like to work in a hospital and own a clinic to help people suffering from mental health issues. To be here in Byron Bay is a dream come true for her!

Surim is from Korea. Her interests are science and making deserts. She will be here studying with us until July next year. Once her English has improved she would like to complete the IELTs exam and start University. She has studied Optometry in Korea but would like to advance her studies here in Australia.

Mireia is from Spain. She enjoys cycling (in the mountains and in the city), hiking, running and watching Netflix. She worked a s a community manager and looked after the social media for brands such as McCormick and Pioneer. She wants to improve her English so she can further her career when she returns to Spain. She loves fashion so in the future would like to work for an international fashion brand.

Vivienne is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. Her biggest passion is travel and meeting people from all over the world. She also loves to dance and went to dance school when she was younger. She came to Australia to visit relatives and improve her English so she is able to take the Cambridge First exam when she returns to Switzerland.

Tsu-Chen, English name Charlie, is from Taiwan. He has lots of hobbies , but his favourite is watching NBA live. He will study with us at Lexis for 15 weeks and is looking forward to improving his English level during this time, as well as enjoying the beautiful beaches and climate!

Estelle is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. She loves to ski, hike in the mountains and go for drinks with friends. She has just finished an apprenticeship and received her Certificate of Federal Capacity. After 14 weeks of General English she will complete our Cambridge course, as she needs the Advanced certificate for her job in Switzerland.

Ania (Anna) is half Polish but lives in Spain with her family. She studied to be a nurse in Madrid and worked in surgery at a hospital. She enjoyed her job but had to see many bad things, so decided to take some time for herself and come study with us in Byron Bay for 9 months! She is very happy to be here improving her English, meeting new people and exploring new places!

Paula is from the Canary Islands, Spain. Her hobbies include basketball, watching series and reading books about pedagogy and education. She has a Degree in Education and is a teacher at a primary school. She wants to improve improve her English so she can become the best teacher to her students. She chose Australia for her studies because if has everything she could ever need!

Lara is from the French speaking part of Switzerland, in Geneva. She likes music and sports, particularly cross country skiing which she has been doing for 9 years. She has just finished college and is now taking some time to decide what she would like to study at University. She is excited to discover a different life in Australia after friends told her she’d never want to go home!

Isabelle is from Brazil. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking their dog Simba, going to the beach and cooking. She worked as architect and now needs to improve her English to find a better job when she returns to Brazil. She chose Australia for her studies because it is an amazing country and she knows she will make great memories here.

Helene is from Belgium. Her hobbies include reading, listening to music, running and travel. Spending time with her friends and going to parties are her favourite things to do! She has just finished high school and is thinking of studying communication in Brussels when she returns to Belgium. It has always been her dream to visit Australia because of the relaxed vibe and wonderful landscapes.

Alex is from Spain. She works in marketing and needs to improve her English as most of their clients are international. She chose Byron Bay for her studies because she loves nature, animals, surfing, hiking, diving and snorkeling; all of which she can enjoys lots of here! She is also excited to learn about a new culture, meet new people and have new experiences!

Akane is from Japan. Her passions are travelling and yoga. She is studying History, Economy and Politics of America at University. After she has completed her 8 months with us she will travel Australia then return to finish her course and find work. She wants to learn about the culture of Australia and enjoy the beautiful beaches here in 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.

New Starters! 10 September

Welcome to our thirteen General English students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Eric is from Catalonia, Spain. He is a tennis player and also likes to play basketball. He was working as a bar man and also in a tennis camp, but when he returns he will start studying Psychology at University. He loves to travel and it has always been his dream to come to Australia; he is very happy to be here improving his English and explore this beautiful country!

Nathalie is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. Her biggest passion is music and she loves listening to it at home as well as going to festivals and concerts! She also enjoys Zumba and cooking with friends. She has completed an apprenticeship and worked for 7 years in a pharmacy. She chose to come to Australia because of all the great things she’s heard from friends, and because of her love for the beach, sea and friendly people!

Vanesa is from Spain. She loves scuba diving and has completed dives in Spain, Australia and around Asia. She has completed a Bachelor Degree in Translation and Interpretation of French and Italian and has been working as a freelance translator. She loves her job as languages is one of her passions and she gets to travel around the world for work. After Australia she will will go to Orlando, Florida where her biggest clients are based!

Valeria is from Columbia. She studied Graphic Design in Columbia and Art Direction in Argentina. Once she has completed her English studies with us she will complete her Masters in Interactive Design. She has been working for the past four years as a Graphic Designer with a tropical disease group from Columbia and also as a Social Media Manager for the World Mosquito programme!

Sacha is from Belgium. His hobbies are listening to music, cooking, art and hanging out with his friends. He has just finished his High School studies and will now complete 8 weeks study with us before doing some traveling. He chose to come to Australia as his parents came when they were younger and often talk about their trip, so he wanted to come and experience it for himself!

Lorene is from a little village in the Swiss mountains. She loves hiking, yoga and stand up paddle boarding.  She is a social worker and worked for 8 years in an institution for people with disabilities, but quit her job to come travelling and take some time for herself. Australia has always been a big dream for her and she is really looking forward to meeting people from lots of different cultures, trying new foods and learning to surf!

Melanie is from the German speaking part of Switzerland, in a small town called Zermatt where many tourists visit to see the Matterhorn (the mountain on Toblerone chocolate!). Her passion is skiing and when she returns to Switzerland she would like to become a ski instructor. As well as studying English she will also be learning to surf through our surf programme (4 lessons per week).

Arisa is from Japan. She loves nature, yoga and organic food, so Byron was an obvious choice for her studies! She will stay here for a year with her husband, studying at the Byron Yoga Centre after her 8 weeks studying at Lexis. In Japan she worked as a real estate agent. She is looking forward to being able to speak and understand English better after her time with us!

Elona is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. She loves reading, walking and traveling. She works as a baker and pastry chef at the Guillaume bakery, where they specialise in cream cakes! She is very happy to be here, saying she loves Byron Bay and has a really nice host family!

Nina is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. Her hobbies include going out with friends, watching TV and going swimming. She is a nurse at the Berne hospital, where she is positioned in the stroke unit. Since she was a little girl she has always dreamed of coming to Australia so she decided to combine this dream with improving her English for traveling!

Ibon is from Spain. He loves sports, particularly football, surfing, skiing and running. He wants to improve his English so he can travel and meet people from all over the world. He would also like to work in other countries and English will be important for this, so he is happy to be here with us for the next 14 weeks working towards his goals!

Camila is from Chile. She loves the beach and her hobbies include swimming in the ocean and relaxing in the sun. She is a speech therapist and has worked for six years in a public school helping children with talking difficulties. She chose to come to Australia for her studies because she loves the weather, the friendly people and the education system. After her 3 months study with us she will travel Asia and then return to Chile to work again as a speech therapist but in a English sector of a private school.

Mayuka is from Japan. She has been studying at our Lexis Brisbane campus and reached Upper Intermediate level. She is excited to be seeing more of Australia and spending the next 10 weeks with us here at Lexis Byron Bay!

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.

New Starters! 3 September

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

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Giorgia is from the Italian part of Switzerland. Her hobbies include reading, listening to music, walking at the beach, shopping, skiing and travelling! She has just finished studying Economics at school and now wants to take some time to learn new languages! She will study English with us for 6 months and then wants to study German and French. She chose Australia for her studies because of it being a beautiful place with nice and helpful people!

Nora is also from the Italian part of Switzerland and has traveled here with her friend Giorgia. She loves animals and has a turtle and cat. She also enjoys reading, partying, skiing and eating Italian food. She has just finished studying Economics and is now dedicating this year to learning new languages, starting with English! She chose to come to Byron Bay because we have the best beaches and plenty of different activities!

Gara is from Lanzarote, one of the Canary islands in Spain. She loves animals, especially her two dogs and four cats. Her hobbies include going to the cinema and photography, which she studied in Madrid. She chose to come Australia to learn English so she can travel and meet people from all over the world!

Gilles is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. In his free time he likes to hang out with friends, practice sports and hip hop dance. After he finishes his studies in Australia and his military service he will study Economics at University. He is wanting to improve his English because he feels it is important the world over and very useful for traveling. It has always been his dream to come to Australia so combining the two is what brings him to Lexis today!

Jin Wook is from Korea. His hobbies include Table Tennis and pocket ball. He works as a car engineer in Korea and is hoping to find a job here in Australia doing the same. He will study at Lexis for 3 months and then travel Australia, which he is very excited about! He went to Byron main beach when he arrived at the weekend and is already in love with Byron!

Salome is from the Italian part of Switzerland. She loves music and plays the harp. She also loves to travel, discover new places and experience new things.  She has just finished High School and is very excited to be here for a new adventure! As well as studying English she is also looking forward to going to the beach and doing lots of activities in Byron! After her 13 weeks at Lexis she will travel Australia before returning to continue her studies.

Cristina is from Spain. She loves sports, particularly triathlon and would now like to learn surfing here in Byron Bay! She works as a computer programmer in Spain and is hoping to find similar work here in Australia. She loves to travel and wants to improve her English  so it is easier for her and she can make new friends in other countries. She also thinks improving her English will help her find better work in Spain.

Daniel is Spanish but lives in Switzerland with his family. He enjoys all sports, but his favourite is Thai boxing. He also loves natures and his dog, especially combining the two by taking his dog for runs in the forest! He works in an architect office in Switzerland. He chose to come to Australia to learn English after two of his friends told him ‘it is the best country in the world’!

Saskia is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She loves snowboarding and hiking in nature. She has just finished studying to become a primary school teacher. She now needs to improve her English so she can take the Advanced test and start teaching next year. She chose Byron Bay for her studies because of it being a small town and having lots of nature.

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

New Starters! 27 August

Welcome to our two new starters joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Jeonghyeon, English name Jenn, joins us from Korea. She loves music and chose Byron Bay for her studies because of the vibrant and varied music scene. She also really enjoys watching movies and watches them in English to help her improve. She is very excited to be learning English here with us for the next 6 months!

Shannon is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. Her biggest passion is sports, and she’s looking forward to learning new sports like surfing and skating whilst in Byron. She will be joining our Cambridge course in September and is hoping passing her exam will enable her to start a Interpreter University in Geneva. She chose Byron for her studies because of the cosy and hippy vibes!

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.

New Starters – 20 August

This week, we welcome 2 new starters: Claudia from Switzerland and Antonio from Spain.

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Claudia is from the Italian part of Switzerland so her mother tongue is Italian but she also speaks fluent French as she studied for 5 years in Lausanne. She is a psychologist and has spent the last year working in a hospital clinic and a prison. She will start a new job in a private clinic on her return to Switzerland. She is in Australia for 12 weeks and at Lexis English for four of those. When she has finished at school she plans to travel up the East Coast and is currently looking for a travel buddy! She loves sport and her favourites are tennis and jogging.

Antonio is from Southern Spain and he is mad about surfing. He joins us on our English and Surfing programme and he is very excited to be surfing in Byron Bay. His dream is to teach surfing in Spain and, for this, he will need English as his students will come from many different countries. Antonio has lots of other interests too. He likes reading, writing, skating, comic books and poetry.  Antonio has worked in Thailand as a Spanish teacher and will be visiting family in Hong Kong after he has finished his time in Australia.

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.

New Starters! 13 August

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

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Lorane is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She is at university studying to become a sports teacher, but having completed her bachelors is now taking a year off. She really enjoys skiing and during the winter works as a a ski instructor. She wants to improve her English as she feels it is a very good language to have, and chose Australia because of the beautiful beaches!

Kana is from Osaka, Japan. She is interested in studying languages and is currently studying Spanish at University, as well as now being here with us to learn English! Her other interests include cosmetics, music and watching movies. She chose Australia for her studies because it is a safe country and the people are very kind, and also because she likes the beach and nature!

Oscar is from Spain. His biggest hobby is golf, which he plays every weekend with his father and brothers. He has completed his studies of Psychology at University and was working for at the FC Barcelona Stadium! He chose to come to Australia to study English after a recommendation from a friend who came last year and found it very beneficial. When he returns to Barcelona he would like to complete his Masters in Psychology.

Pit is from Thailand. Her hobbies are swimming and snorkeling; she loves to be under the water! She works in Phuket as a Japanese tour guide. Her work is the reason she wants to improve her English; she would like to also be able to give tours to English speakers. She picked Byron Bay for her studies because of the beaches and there not being many Thai people here, allowing her to meet people from all different countries!

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.

New Starters! 6 August

Welcome to our six new students and two returning students joining us today at Lexis Byron Bay!

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Theophile is from Belgium. His hobbies include travelling, off-roading in his 4×4 and going to party with friends. He has completed studies in Horticulture and now works in a mechanical garage for landscaping and forestry materials. He wants to improve his English for travelling and meeting new people. To come to Australia has always been a dream of his as (in his opinion, and ours!) it is the most beautiful country in the world!

Bartosz is from Poland. He loves nature and being in the mountains. He also really enjoys reading and listening to music. His biggest passion is traveling, which he has done a lot of; mostly hitch hiking around Europe! He has a Masters Degree in Finance and Accounting. He chose to study in Australia because of the beautiful weather and also because there are not so many Polish people here, so he’s able to practice speaking English more!

Yagoba is from the Basque Country, in the North of Spain. He has been surfing since he was 7 years old and has worked in a surf school, so is hoping to do some surf instructor training whilst here in Byron. He also enjoys tennis, climbing and horse riding. He studied in a French school and speaks Spanish, French and Basque fluently. After his 4 weeks of study at Lexis he will go to University in Switzerland to study Hospitality and Management, which will be taught in English.

Aza is from Spain. Her hobbies include surfing, yoga, dancing flamenco, bush walking and reading. She also loves cooking, aromatherapy, design, art and eating! She is currently working as a cleaner in a hotel and private house here in Byron Bay and after her studies with us she will start a yoga course at the Byron Yoga Centre. She chose Australia for her studies because of the warm weather, nature and good surf!

Corentin lives in the mountains, in the French speaking part of Switzerland. He loves to be outdoors; skiing, trekking and climbing. He also loves to ride his bike and works as a bike mechanic in the summer. In the winter he works at a ski station and this is one of the reasons he wants to improve his English, because of the many tourists. He chose Australia for his studies as he also wants to learn to surf whilst here!

Nicolas is from the French speaking part of Switzerland, next to Lake Geneva. In the winter he enjoys skiing, and running, swimming and chilling with friends in the summer. He also likes to play the guitar. He has just finished High School and is now taking a year to travel before starting Psychology at university. He wants to improve his English as it is important for university and travelling. He chose Byron Bay as he was here 2 years ago and loved the peaceful atmosphere.

We also have two returning students joining us today!

Ferran, from Spain, is returning for the third year in a row! As well as our English classes he also takes part in our surf programme with 4 lessons per week. He is joining our Advanced class with Paul.

Fuku, from Japan, is mum to our lovely homestay co-ordinator Koko! She studied with us last October and loved it so much she decided to come back (and to see her daughter of course)! She will be joining Mel’s Intermediate class.

 

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.