Sydney – Lexis Manly welcomes 81 new starters 4 October – 7 November

Lexis Manly sends a warm welcome to the 81 new starters, who have arrived in Sydney since October 4!
A Graphic Of Planes And A Map Of Australian With A Photo Montage Of Lexis Manly Student Photos Who Joined Lexis Sydney 4 October - 7 November 2022.
It’s been a busy time at the college – building works have completed, equipment has been installed, new classrooms have opened, and new teachers and new students have started.
81 international students have recently arrived from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela. Welcome to each of you!

Best blogs for new students

The Lexis Sydney blog has 3 information guides written especially for new starters:
  • Your top 7 questions answered
  • What’s on at Lexis Manly? 5 ways to find out
  • 9 ninja health tips for international students in Australia.

Your top 7 questions answered:

  1. What to expect on your first day at Lexis English Sydney
  2. How to apply for an Australian Tax File Number
  3. Where to find accommodation
  4. How to open a bank account
  5. Where to look for work
  6. How to get to and from college
  7. What to do if personal items are lost on public transport.

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What’s on at Lexis Manly? 5 ways to find out:

  • Student activities and events at Lexis Manly
  • Student workshops like the Conversation Club, the Accommodation Workshop, and Job Workshop
  • Where to look and sign up for activities and workshops, and
  • How to access student photos taken at activities.

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9 ninja health tips for international students in Australia:

  1. Overseas Student Health Cover – what it is and how to get it
  2. Australian Hospitals – what to expect (plus COVID 19 testing)
  3. Beach and water safety – things to know before you get in the water
  4. How to find a doctor and dentist
  5. GP referrals to a specialist – what they are, how much they cost and how to get one
  6. Medications – where to get them and how to save money
  7. Mental health – how to manage difficult feelings and where to get help
  8. Sexual health and relationships – where to get help and information
  9. Nature – using nature to boost your health.

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The best Lexis Manly workshops for new starters

The top 3 Lexis Manly workshops for new starters include:
  • The job workshop – held every Tuesday
  • The accommodation workshop – held every Wednesday
  • The Conversation Club – held every Thursday.

These workshops are teacher guided and provide helpful information and/or an opportunity to practice speaking English. The workshops have been designed to help you settle into life in Sydney as quickly and comfortably as possible.


While you are with us we want you to be safe, have fun and to feel connected with your loved ones at home. Here are a few extra tips to help with that:

Stay safe at the beach!

Stay safe on Sydney’s beaches! Visit Surf Life Saving NSW where you will find important safety videos in your language.

What’s on and fun things to do

To find out what’s on in Sydney each week, visit the Lexis Sydney blog, as well as websites like City of Sydney and Manly Events.

News from home

To access news from your home country in your language, checkout the website for SBS Television and Radio (Special Broadcasting Service, Australia).

Want to learn English in Australia?

The Lexis English Australia Brochure 2023 is now available. You can download it here.
Artwork For The Lexis English 2023 Brochure - Students Relaxing In A Park By The Sea

About Lexis Sydney in Manly

Lexis Sydney overlooks the world famous surf breaks of Manly Beach.  The college is ideally located between the city and some of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches and natural parks.
The college provides quality education experiences in General English, IELTS Preparation, Cambridge FCE and Cambridge CAE and is open 13 hours a day Mon-Fri.
Lexis Sydney has morning, afternoon and evening classes. Average class sizes are 12-15, and the college can accommodate up to 438 students.
Lexis Sydney is full for 2022. Contact us about enrolments from March 2023.
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