Sydney – A warm welcome to 8 new students – 11 December 2023

We are excited to welcome our new students from Italy, Japan, Switzerland and Türkiye!

New Students
Welcome to the Lexis Manly family: Mustafa, Yutaro, Shuya, Valentina, Roman & Tommaso!

Today we got to meet 8 new students, who will be studying with us at Lexis Manly. Two of these students, Risa and Hilda have transferred from our Noosa campus. They all started off with their orientation day today, which involves a writing and speaking test, and then we create an individual study plan for each student. Once everyone was assigned to their class, next it is all about discovering Manly, our campus and also getting to know each other better. The students used their lunch break to discover Manly together and exchanged over their home countries before going on a fun walk and talk tour with our teacher Brad.

Tomorrow, our amazing group of new students will begin their studies. We are excited to support them on their individual journeys and can’t wait to see what they will achieve! Have a great time at Lexis Manly!

Our new students will join the following classes:

  • IELTS Preparation: Valentina Gemperle
  • Advanced: Tommaso Marini
  • Upper Intermediate: Risa Hammyo
  • Intermediate: Roman Stettler
  • Pre intermediate: Yutaro Ofuchi, Shuya Mohara, Hilda Geissmann
  • Starter: Mustafa Deniz Kagnici

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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