Byron Bay Students & Staff

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Lisa Holt

Campus Manager

I first starting teaching in 2001 and have been enjoying working in such a great industry ever since. I’ve been Campus Manager at Lexis Byron Bay since 2013.

Qualifications: Diploma TESOL, Certificate TESOL, Certificate IV Training and Assessment, BA (Honours)

Passions: Yoga, Beaches, Healthy organic and vegan food, animal welfare, reading and travel.

"Byron is one of the world's great beach destinations...but has never stopped being a village. This is a warm, friendly, quirky town that feels like home as soon as your arrive. Lexis Byron Bay is in paradise; with stunning beaches (whales and dolphins included), great surf, world-class yoga, delicious, healthy food, eclectic shops and markets, friendly people and nightly live music."

Students

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Sakiko

Japan

Your course: General English

Why did you choose Australia: I wanted to learn how to surf.

Favourite thing about Australia: Everyone is so friendly here.

One thing you love about Lexis: The welcoming atmosphere Lexis has, we are like a family.

"Its a good life, study and then go to surf! I think I got a bit better and I enjoyed it. You should come to Byron Bay, all the teachers are very kind and there are good quality lessons that are interesting and never boring. It is a very small school here so it is easy for everyone to get to know each other."

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Camila

Brazil

Why did you choose Australia: New experiences.

Favourite thing about Australia: Meeting new people and making friends.

One thing you love about Lexis: Learning to hold a conversation in English.

"My time at Lexis English was perfect. I couldn't speak one word at first and now I can hold conversations. I met so many students from all around the world and made many new friends. Learning about all of the other cultures from these people was fantastic."

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Lara

New Caledonia

Your course: General English

Why did you choose Australia: Australia is very beautiful and I love nature.

Favourite thing about Australia: Living in Byron bay, everyone is so happy!

One thing you love about Lexis: Everyone speaks English so we all improve.

"I really enjoyed my time studying at Lexis and I especially enjoyed meeting new people. I have met Spanish people, Swiss people and lots more nationalities but even if I was with French speaking people we would speak in English only because then everyone could understand, and we improved our English!"