Coffee Club! June 11th

Another stunning winter’s afternoon yesterday for Coffee Club

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Thank you Luc for reminding everyone of the rules and thank you to Monica for offering support to everyone who needed a helping hand.. you make a great ‘Uno Coach’ 😉

Long may this beautiful winter weather last. We are so lucky ❤ Enjoy everyone!

Make sure you come and sign up at reception for our awesome activities for the rest of the week. All activities are free and start at 2pm!

Today we have H.I.I.T Pilates in Room 8, tomorrow we have Aussie Food Tasting in Room 1 and Friday we have our monthly Table Tennis Tournament.. with of course, beers to be won!

See you all there 🙂

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.

Crepe Making Competition! May 31st

Last Friday afternoon we had a Crepe Making Competition in the student kitchen. We had a range of delicious toppings including; nutella, whipped cream, bananas, strawberries, golden syrup, 100’s and 1000’s, coconut, marshmallows, chocolate and nuts.

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We prepared our mixture and then got busy whipping up our crepes.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups plain flour
  • A few pinches of salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 cups of milk

METHOD

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Blend until smooth. Add a little water and mix to desired consistency. Cover and set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Heat a medium non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Spray with cooking oil. Using 1/4 cup mixture per pancake, pour batter over pan, tilting from side to side so batter covers base in a thin film. Cook pancake for about 1 minute or until underside is golden, then use a spatula to flip. Cook other side for just under a minute until golden. Repeat with remaining mixture, spraying pan with cooking oil between pancakes.

 

Once everyone had made their crepes, it was off to the decoration station to begin creating the masterpiece.

Absolutely delicious. I couldn’t possibly choose a winner as they were all so amazing.

And lucky for us it was such a beautiful Friday afternoon we could all sit outside and enjoy.

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

Job Hunting Tips from our Lexis Students!

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We recently spoke with six of our students here at Lexis Byron Bay, to ask them a few questions about their part-time jobs. We found out where they work, what they like about their jobs and working in Byron and also, what their dream jobs would be…

Arriving in a new place, meeting new people, starting school as well as having to find a job can be difficult! Thanks to these students, we have some tips for our current and future students, to help with the headache of finding a job. Thanks to Judith, Leo, Ania, Maria, Pedro and Lucas for the tips and positive vibes! 😉

WAS IT HARD TO FIND YOUR JOB AND WHAT DID YOU DO TO GET IT?

  • No, it wasn’t too hard! Byron is small but you have lots of options for work. Everybody always finds a job! It really helps to be positive and focused.
  • It wasn’t too easy! I spent many weeks searching and bringing my CV to every store and restaurant.
  • When I arrived in Byron it was tricky to find a job as it was Winter season here, so a bit quiet, but I didn’t give up! I went to many places and gave in my CV and after a few weeks, got my job!
  • No, it wasn’t hard to find a job! My friend told me she was leaving her job at Orgasmic Falafel and asked if I would like to take over. This was the same for another job a few months ago, my friend was leaving his position at an Italian restaurant in town. I also got some cleaning work at my accommodation after suggesting some ways to make the public spaces better and cleaner for everyone. As I am a long term student here, I was also approached about some cleaning work here in Lexis.
  • I found a job on my first week in Byron! I recommend making a CV that is very personal to you – what do you know? What experience do you have? What are your strong points?
  • It took me about 15 days to find my job. I went around to all shops, bars and restaurants asking for the manager and handing them my CV personally.

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WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR OTHER STUDENTS LOOKING FOR WORK?

  • Be patient! It will all work out ok!
  • If you put in the effort and are persistent, you will find your job! Ask to speak with the manager where possible.
  • Keep in touch with people and tell everyone you are looking for a job. There are so many people coming and going so you can take their jobs as they leave.
  • Never give up! and try speak with the manager.
  • Make your CV interesting and personal to you. Show them why they should hire YOU! 😀

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Don’t forget to check our blog every Wednesday for a list of the latest jobs advertised online for Byron! 🙂

 

Missed out on our first jobs blog? See it here 😉

 

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.

 

It’s the weekend! May 24th-26th

Weekend

WEATHER

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SURF

Surf

HAPPY TRAVELS & BYRON BAY TOURING COMPANY

See Dearne or Mark  to sign up for the weekend trips! They will be in the student lounge Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday from 12pm til 3pm.

Saturday:

(Top secret) Beach & Waterfall Tour – $25

Sunday: 

Kayaking with dolphins – $65

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GIGS

Friday
7:00pm Ragga Jump @ Railway Hotel
 8:00pm Hands Like Houses, Young Lions & Wharves @ Hotel Great Northern
 6:00pm Nick Cunningham + Guests @ Byron Bay Brewery
 7:00pm Beja Meek @ Treehouse
 7:30pm Sacred Earth – Live in Concert @ Byron Theatre
 8:00pm Ball Park Music @ Beach Hotel
 9:00pm Live DJs @ Woody’s Surf Shack – Upstairs
Saturday
 6:00pm Devils Kiosk @ Railway Hotel
 7:00pm Pacific Avenue, Port Royal & Flora Link @ Hotel Great Northern
 7:00pm 2040 (free screening for students) @ Palace Cinemas
 5:00pm DJ Longtime @ Beach Hotel
 5:00pm DJ Just Sayin’ @ Beach Hotel
 6:00pm Coco Republic @ Byron Bay Brewery
 6:00pm Acoustic Gypsy Jazz with Ben Julian @ Foxy Luu’s
 7:00pm Christian Patey @ Treehouse
 8:00pm The SIDEMEN @ Byron Theatre
Sunday
 8:00pm Jesse Pumphrey @ Hotel Great Northern
 7:00pm Hell & Whiskey @ Railway Hotel
 12:00pm Sunday Session DJs Vinnie LaDuce & Jez Vegas @ Treehouse
 3:00pm Subsonic Launch Party @ Byron Bay Brewery
 3:00pm Gauguin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost – Art On Screen @ Byron Theatre
 4:30pm Lisa Hunt @ Beach Hotel
 8:00pm DJ My Happy Place @ Beach Hotel

MARKETS

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FRI | 7-11am Mullumbimby

SAT | 8-11am Bangalow
SAT | 8am-1pm Uki
SAT | 8.30am-12pm Blue Knob Gallery 
SAT | 8.30am-11am Lismore Markets

SAT | Evans Head
SAT | Wilson Creek

SUN | Bangalow
SUN | Nimbin
SUN | Murwillumbah Showground

 

CINEMA

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Saturday 25th May

Sunday 26th May

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Friday 25th May
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Saturday 25th May
11:00am The Chaperone
12:50pm Gloria Bell
2:50pm   Top End Wedding
5:00pm   Avengers: Endgame
8:15pm   Top End Wedding
Sunday 26th May
10:45am The Chaperone
12:50pm Gloria Bell
2:45 pm Top End Wedding
5:00pm Avengers: Endgame
8:15pm Top End Wedding
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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.

Jobs! April 10th

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If you need help writing your resume you can go to GIL any day between 2-3pm in room 8 then email to: adminbyron@lexisenglish.com and we can print 10 free copies every day for you 🙂

 

HOLIDAY NANNY IN BYRON

We are in need of an experienced  Nanny to start on the 18th of April in Byron Bay until the 22nd Of April.

A great opportunity and working conditions with a loving family for the Easter break. We will be in Byron Bay for our Easter holiday and attending Bluesfest. We have two boys aged 4yrs, and 6yrS old. You will need to have a current driver’s license and be an exceptional driver. We have a great place in central Byron Bay near the beach.

The primary caring help will be needed in the early afternoon until the late evening when we are at Bluesfest. The role will also include some basic help in around the apartment and looking after the kids.

The weekly activities and duties include:

  • Assisting the children
  • preparing all meals
  • Child related household duties such as children’s laundry, and keeping the children’s areas clean and tidy.
  • Baths and bedtime routine.
  • Playing with the boys and having fun.

We are seekeing someone local to the Byron area not wanting to live with us.

We would like to see that you have current Drivers License, First Aid Training (preferable), experience working with Children and contactable referees.We will be driving down from Brisbane on Thursday.

You will be provided an hourly rate. Thanks and looking forward to hearing from you.

CLICK TO APPLY

 

MASSAGE THERAPIST

Byron Bay – 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 – 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 – https://www.ripplemassage.com.au/about-us/employment-ripple-massage/

CLICK TO APPLY

 

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Byron Bay – 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 – 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 via https://www.ripplemassage.com.au/about-us/employment-ripple-massage/

CLICK TO APPLY

 

BARISTA

Byron Bay – Part time

A cafe in Byron Bay is seeking a part time Barista (up to 25 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Have at least 3 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have the right to work in Australia

CLICK TO APPLY

 

CLEANER – HOUSEKEEPER

Experienced cleaner required for luxury guest house in Byron Bay. Approximately 20 plus hours per week. Weekend work included. Must have prior experience, attention to detail, be efficient and work well within a set time-frame. Minimum commitment of 6-12 months. Please supply resume with photo and references. Please send to info@28byronbay.com.au

EXPERIENCED COCKTAIL BAR TENDER

St Elmo Dining in Byron Bay is looking for an experienced cocktail bar tender to join there team.Candidate must have knowledge of classic cocktails and at least 1 years experience in a cocktail bar. Please email all CV’s to jaimepagano@gmail.com

Thanks, Jaime

CLICK TO APPLY

 

CHEFS WANTED
Join our professional & friendly team for occasional weekend work.
Send CV to info@yourgourmet.com.au
Ph 0439 656 063

 

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

Morning Jewellery Making! April 3rd

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Yesterday we all met in the student lounge for our Jewellery Making activity. We had a range of different beads and shells to choose from. Everyone could get as creative as they liked but I gave them some tips and ideas to help them too.

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Thanks to Kristy for the egg boxes! They were perfect for separating the beads 😉

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This was the sliding adjustable knot I showed them how to make.

We made a range of bracelets, anklets and necklaces!

Check out these beautiful pieces!

Don’t miss out on all the fun activities we have lined up for the rest of the month. See our April Activity Calendar and keep an eye on the notice board at reception to sign up! 😉

 

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

It’s the Weekend! 5-7 April

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WEATHER 

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SURF

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GIGS

FRIDAY 5

HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY TUMBLEWEED, HOBO MAGIC, FROZEN PLANET
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY THE INVISIBLE VIBRATIONS
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 5PM JON J BRADLEY, 9PM FAT ALBERT
BYRON THEATRE 6PM & 7.30PM NORDURLAND – AN ARCTIC SURFING ADVENTURE
BYRON BREWERY 5PM CLAPTONE FEAT. TAYA, CABAL, CASIMIR AND MORE
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 7PM QUACKERS
PALACE CINEMAS, BYRON BAY 7PM JONI 75 – A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 9PM LIVE MUSIC & DJS
THE STICKY WICKET BAR, BYRON BAY 9PM LOCAL DJS

 

SATURDAY 6

HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY BRAVE GOLF
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY DAVE SCOTT BAND
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 5PM DJ LONGTIME, 9PM DJ LORDY WARDY
BYRON BAY BREWERY 8PM SONS OF THE EAST
BYRON THEATRE 1PM I’M NOT RUNNING BY DAVID HARE – NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE SCREENING
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 7PM ELDORADO
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON BAY 9PM LIVE DJS
THE STICKY WICKET BAR, BYRON BAY 9PM LOCAL DJS

 

SUNDAY 7

HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON BAY BURGER JOINT
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON BAY WALKER
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON BAY 4PM THE FERAMONES, 9PM MOHNDOO
BYRON BAY BREWERY 6PM MOJO BURNING SIDESHOW – CREEK, NO PARADE, PIECES OF MOLLY, PLENKO
BYRON COMMUNITY MARKET 10AM KOBYA, DARYL JAMES, STAN CEGLINSKI, RAKU O’GAIA
TREEHOUSE, BYRON BAY 12PM SUNDAY SESSION DJS LUNCHLATE EVA J & VINNIE LADUCE (DJ SET)
BYRON BAY GOLF CLUB 4PM LUKE YEAMAN

 

HAPPY TRAVELS

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See Iain from Happy Travels to sign up for the weekend trips! He will be in the student lounge Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday from 12pm til 3pm, or you can pop into their store on Jonson Street!

Saturday & Sunday April 6 – 7

Camping with Kangaroos Weekend Trip!

 

MARKETS

Friday

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

Saturday

Bangalow Farmers Market

Brunswick Heads Markets

Lismore Farmers Market

Byron Artisan Market

Sunday

Byron Bay Markets

Pottsville Beach Markets

Lismore Car Boot Market

 

CINEMA

Pighouse Flicks

Friday 05 April

Free Solo 11:30 am
Everybody Knows  1:15 pm
Captain Marvel  3:45 pm

Saturday 06 April

Flying the Nest  9:45 am
Captain Marvel  11:15 am
Everybody Knows  1:20 pm
Captain Marvel  3:45 pm

Sunday 07 April

Flying the Nest  10:00 am
Everybody Knows  11:30 am
Captain Marvel  1:45 pm
Everybody Knows  4:00 pm
Captain Marvel  6:20 pm
Green Book  8:30 pm
And don’t forget about the new Palace Cinemas opening in Byron this weekend!
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