Sydney – A warm welcome to our 9 new students – 26 June 2023

We are excited to introduce our new students from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, Switzerland and Türkiye!

New Students
The first day at Lexis Manly for Abdullah, Baris, Catalina, Kousuke, Laura, Paola, Silvana, Vinicius and Yasmin

Today we welcomed 9 new students from 6 different countries – Abdullah, Baris, Catalina, Kousuke, Laura, Paola, Silvana, Vinicius and Yasmin are starting their exciting English journey with Lexis Manly this week and we had the pleasure of meeting everyone for the first time today. We are excited to support them achieving their goals and watch them make amazing memories and friends over the next few month’s.

During their orientation they got to know each other, learned about their studies and Sydney, followed by a walk-and-talk around Manly to discover what the famous area has to offer. We hope you enjoyed your first day and are ready to meet your classmates and teachers tomorrow and get started with your studies!

Our new students will join the following classes:

  • Advanced: Yasmin Weber
  • Intermediate: Vinicius Moreira Dias
  • Elementary: Abdullah Aydin, Laura Valentina Guerra Pena
  • Starter: Baris Tekinalp, Catalina Holguin Avendano, Kousuke Usui, Paola Martina Biamonte, Judith Silvana Triveno


Best wishes!


Student resources

This guide answers students’ top 7 questions about life in Australia. It covers:

  1. How to apply for an Australian Tax File Number
  2. Where to find accommodation
  3. How to open a bank account
  4. Where to look for work
  5. How to get around Sydney
  6. What to do if personal items are lost on public transport.

Free workshops and fun at Lexis Manly

Free workshops are available to enrolled students every day. The workshops are teacher led and are packed with practical tips and guidance in the following subject areas:

  1. Conversation Club
  2. Pronunciation Club
  3. Grammar workshop
  4. Homework Club
  5. Business English
  6. Accommodation search, and
  7. Job search workshop.

The workshop schedule changes every week and is updated on Mondays. Look for these posters around campus and scan the QR code:

Sydney Whatson Poster 1


Fun at Lexis

Every Friday, during summer, there’s a beach sports or dance activity at lunch times. All enrolled students are encouraged to join – gather in the Student Lounge on Level 2, at 1pm.

Students can also join large and small group tours through our travel agent. Scan the QR code in the back of your Student Handbook and on posters in the Student Lounge.

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.

Stay safe at the beach: Before you head to the beach, please watch a beach safety video in your home language. You can download a Beach Safe App here.

Looking for TV and Radio in your home language? SBS Television and Radio (Special Broadcasting Service, Australia) presents films (and news) in many languages with English subtitles.

Not yet a student at Lexis Manly and want to know more?

Lexis Manly delivers academic excellence in General English, IELTS Preparation, Cambridge FCE and CAE. Download the 2023 Lexis English Brochure here or get in touch to enquire.

Lexis Training delivers professional training in Business, Marketing & Communication, Leadership & Management, Project Management, Beauty and English Language Teacher Training. Upper Intermediate English skills are a requirement. Enquire online.

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