Sydney – A warm welcome to our 12 new students – 28 August 2023

We are excited to welcome our new students from Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mongolia, Türkiye and Venezuela!

New Students

Riku, Manaka, Amelie, Sara, Carmelo, Purevbatsukh, Samira, Sakura, Matteo, Simge, Caterina and Goren joined the Lexis family – 12 new students from 8 different countries. After welcoming everyone to Lexis Manly, they took the placement test, followed by a fun orientation where they learned about Manly, our campus and Australia while getting to know each other better.

The group was incredible open and found first common interest and similarities. In the afternoon our new students went on a walk-and-talk together, to discover the stunning beaches of Manly and everything it has offer. We are convinced a joyful, open and excited group like today’s starters will settle in quickly.

We are looking forward to getting to know everyone better and support their individual goals over the next 2 – 46 weeks. Have a great time at Lexis Manly!

Our new students will join the following classes:

  • Cambridge preparation: Carmelo Arcudi

  • Upper-intermediate: Amelie Luisa Langhop
  • Intermediate: Samira Hudefe Bravo, Riku Hirai, Sara Saito
  • Elementary: Simge Arinc, Matteo Molle, Caterina Natalino Ratto, Manaka Hirose
  • Starter: Purevbatsukh Bayarbat, Goren Cakar, Sakura Sakamoto


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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