Byron Bay’s Month of MAYhem

This merry month of May sees Byron Bay play host to not one , but four major sporting events. Starting on April 27 and running until May 3, the Byron Underwater Festival is the first of the events to be held. The festival promotes the beauty of what lies beneath the ocean and the fact … Continued

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This Week’s Jobs

Looking for Work? This week there are some great jobs on offer in Byron Bay. Buddha Bar & Restaurant Due to better than expected trading we are looking for reliable and hard working experienced staff at the Buddha Bar & Restaurant. If this is you please send your resume to [email protected]   re:chef, kitchen hand, cashier, weekend … Continued

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Want to be a model?

There will be a photo shoot for four students this Friday- 1 May – at GV Byron Bay Dean Turner from Turnervisual http://www.turnervisual.com/ will be at GV Byron Bay at 2pm on Friday. The students who participate in the photo shoot will receive $45 per hour. So if you are interested please tell Dave Sinclair who is … Continued

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It’s on again – the Byron Bay Triathlon

One of Australia’s most famous triathlons is on again in Byron Bay on Saturday the 9th of May. The Byron Bay triathlon is an Olympic distance event consisting of a 1.5 kilometre ocean swim, a 40 kilometre bike ride to the beautiful town of Lennox Head and back and then a 10 kilometre run. In … Continued

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Teacher Feature

Maybe you want to learn a bit about some of the terrific teachers we have here at GV Byron Bay. This week we spoke to Senior Teacher Sophie who is currently teaching pre-intermediate and Intermediate classes. Sophie at her farm surrounded by her class.   Tell us a bit about yourself. How long have you … Continued

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A lesson at the Farmers Market

Teacher Louisa decided that it was such a lovely day the lesson should incorporate a trip to the Farmers Market The Farmers Market happens every Thursday morning at the Butler Reserve, just a short walk from GV Byron Bay. At the market you can buy fresh food such as fruit and vegetables that have been … Continued

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Welcome Back to Byron Bay

Lara, who was a student at the school hired a “Wicked” campervan and toured the East Coast of Australia. She has now come back to Byron Bay. Lara came back to visit the school and especially to thank Senior Teacher, Sophie, who helped her plan her road trip. She intends to stay in Byron Bay … Continued

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This Weeks Jobs

Exp casual cleaners wanted for Byron Bay apartments. Must be able to work weekends. TFN or ABN required. Send resume to PO Box 1020 Byron Bay, 2481 or fax 66809477 Housekeeping Cleaner to clean bathrooms 6.30am start five days per week. Must genuinely like cleaning & want to do the job! to apply email application … Continued

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Gig Guide – what’s on in Byron this Saturday Night

Kingtide at the Beach Hotel Saturday 18th April at 9.30pm, FREE Entry A really awesome band! Heres what the Sydney Moring Herald Review had to say about Kingtide: Sydney band Kingtide is what happens when a bunch of absurdly talented mates surrender  to the Rasta beats of reggae. Lead singer Tony Hughes says the band, … Continued

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This Week’s Jobs

Cleaner wanted for 5 star resort in Byron, casual position available. Phone 66807555. Thorough Cleaners wanted for new business in Byron Bay. Experience essential. Please fax resume to 66855519. Waiter/Barista @ Fisheads. Must have a great personality, professional attitude and excellent work ethic. Email resume to [email protected]

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Mt Warning pre-dawn climb

A group of intrepid students set out in the dark to climb Mt Warning to be the first people in Australia to see the sun rise that day. A group of students set off at 3am in the morning to climb to the top of Mt Warning before the sun rose. Because it is the … Continued

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It’s amazing who you meet in Byron Bay

Michael, one of our students met Jack Johnson in Byron Bay! The famous musician from Hawaii has spent a lot of time in Byron Bay after being introduced to the area when he played at the Bluesfest one year. Jack is a keen surfer and was considering becoming a pro surfer before his music career … Continued

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Work in Byron Bay

Here are this week’s jobs. GV students have had a lot of success in getting work lately.  A good CV goes a long way. Don’t be afraid to ask your teacher or any of the friendly staff to check your CV to ensure that it is as good as it can be. Cleaner casual work approximately … Continued

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Students work at the Bluesfest

 The school has been successful in finding four students work over the Easter Holidays at the world famous Byron Blues and Roots Festival The GV team happy to get work at the Bluesfest GV Byron Bay has arranged work for 4 students with a local waste mangement and recycling company at the Byron Bay Blues … Continued

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GV goes to the Wildlife Sanctuary

The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is great place for students to get up close and personal with Australian animals 13 of the students and some staff enjoyed an afternoon at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located less than an hours drive from the school. You can see all of those famous Australian animals in one place. … Continued

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Two Jobs in One Day

Saya scored two jobs in one day of job hunting in Byron!   Saya, a Japanese student studying General English at pre-intermediate level, got a little help with her CV from Damian (Director) and Sophie (teacher) and went on the hunt for a job. She found a job at a funky little asian food shop, Red … Continued

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Beach Football Competition Fun

GV Byron Bay fielded a team in a five-a-side beach football competition last Friday with admirable results.   The boys, including Keng from Taiwan, Diego from Spain, Seo from Korea, Andrea from Italy, Federico from Spain and Alex from Japan played well against teams from some of the backpacker hostels. They came second in the … Continued

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Birthdays Everywhere

Lara and Diego celebrated their birthdays in style in Byron bay this week. First there was the big party on Saturday night which most of the students attended. We can’t say too much about the party here but apparently it was really fun. On Monday they had a special surprise as Sophie their teacher baked … Continued

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Korean students at the Byron Bay Markets

Check out what some of our busy students are up to! Hello, my name is Patrick. I tried opening my stall at Byron Market. I always enjoy cooking for my friends and often have Korean food party with my friends whom I met at Byron ELA. I started to have an interest in Byron market … Continued

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The Spanish Invasion

New Spanish Enrolments at the school In the last few weeks the school has welcomed several Spanish students including Natalia, a dancer in her home country and Diego, a professional basketball player. Natalia says that her sharehouse is her “dream home” and Diego has joined a local basketball team. He is really enjoying playing in … Continued

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