Sydney – A warm welcome to our 17 new students – 3 July 2023

We are excited to introduce our new students from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, France, Italy, Japan, Mongolia, Spain, Taiwan and Türkiye!

New Students
Welcome to our new students from 10 different countries!

Today we welcomed Agostina, Burcu, Cihat, David, Jean, Jessica, Juan, Jo-Hsin, Leslie, Leticia, Maria, Mio, Mungunzul, Nesibe, Umuthan, Valentin and Yu-Shi in Manly – 17 new students from 10 different countries. We are excited to get to know everyone, learn about their culture, home countries and individual goals. Today’s group of new students was incredibly curious and excited to get started – what a great mindset to start this journey!

We are convinced everyone will settle in and make new friends quickly. We are excited to support their individual journeys and watch everyone’s English improve over the next 1-12 month’s.

We hope you enjoyed your first day and are ready to meet your classmates and teachers tomorrow to get started with your studies!

Our new students will join the following classes:

  • Upper-intermediate: Jo-Hsin Cheng, Maria Morales, Mio Chiba, Yu-Shi Chen
  • Intermediate: Jean Remaut
  • Pre-intermediate: Burcu Solak, Mungunzul Batbaatar, Valentin Bossard
  • Elementary: Agostina Iaconis, Cihat Onuk, David Vidal Rodes, Jessica Di Lupo, Leticia Valdez
  • Starter: Juan Espinosa Morales, Leslie Leal Paillaman


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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