Today Lexis Manly in Sydney welcomed 20 new international students, and tonight we’ll be joined by a few more!
Lexis Sydney’s new starters join international students from all around the world.
This week our new students come to us from Brazil, Chile, France, Germany, Japan, Spain and Turkey. Some come on tourist visas, student visas, and working holiday visas, but the one thing they all have in common is a plan to make new friends, to learn English and to experience life in Australia. We love that!
Today we give a warm welcome to:
- Davi Soares Da Silva, Laura Fernandes, William Viana Masi, and Marjorye Altenhofen from Brazil
- Luca Landais de Parseval from France
- Lucie Moreno Arias of Germany
- Haruka Iguchi, Miyu Tamura, Mami Uemura, Waraku Iiyama, Mizuki Imamura, and Kana Matsukawa – from Japan
- Alba Balasch, Diego Rodriguez Valdivieso, and Oriol Traver Perez – from Spain, and
- Tuna Aydin, Gulnur Guvenc, Furkan Yildrim, and Mustafa Kilickalkan who are from Turkey.
Day one is always super busy for students and staff! There’s paperwork to complete, student tests, campus orientation and class placement interviews. On-boarding takes up most of the morning, but after lunch, new students have the option to join a “walk and talk” tour of Manly with one of our teachers. The tour is a great way to get to know the local area, meet new classmates and to ask questions.
Extra student resources
To help our new international students settle in, we’ve put together a handy guide that answers the top 7 questions new students ask about setting up life in Australia.
The guide covers topics such as
- How to apply for an Australian Tax File Number
- Where to find accommodation
- How to open a bank account
- Where to look for work
- How to get around Sydney
- What to do if personal items are lost on public transport
What’s on and fun things to do
News from home
To access news from your home country in multiple languages you can visit the website for SBS Television and Radio (Special Broadcasting Service, Australia).
Stay safe at the beach!
Want to know more about Lexis Manly in Sydney?
Lexis Sydney is situated in Manly on the traditional lands of the Guringai people.
Overlooking the world famous surf breaks of Manly Beach, it is the only English language school in Sydney with a beach front position. The school’s fantastic location offers the very best of city and beach life, while being adjacent to the beauty and serenity of nature.
New classrooms opening this week, have expanded the school’s student capacity to 330 students!
The average class size is 12-13 students and because the school is open 13 hours a day Monday – Friday, there are plenty of day and evening study options for students to choose from.
Enrolments for 2022 and January 2023 are closed. Get in touch to enquire about bookings from February 2023.
Manly is a vibrant seaside holiday destination, a short 15-minute ferry ride across the iconic harbour from Sydney City. It also provides easy access to Sydney’s spectacular Northern Beaches, the historic Hawkesbury River, as well as the beautiful Garigal and Kur-in-gai Chase National Parks. Activities in these locations include kayaking, hang-gliding, paragliding, river boat tours, picnicking and walking areas, tours of Aboriginal cultural sites and some very popular horse riding and mountain bike trails.