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Lexis EnglishByron Bay, Australia

4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

1 students - overall rating
16-20 Ruskin Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481 - 2481 Byron Bay - see on map
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Price at School 450AU$
From 428AU$ per week
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What we like about the school
  • Huge student lounge with large screen television, ping pong table and travel desk.
  • Large lawn area with volleyball net.
  • Daily free activities including sports, competitions, cooking, crafts, movies and beach activities.
  • On campus accommodation offered
What we dislike about the school
  • Nationality mix could be more balanced. 80% of students are from Brazil

Location: The school is well located within the city of Byron Bay. It is close to the central features of the city including the boutiques, trendy eateries and surf bars that line the streets. It is just over a 10-minute walk from the main Byron Bay Beach, and all that the beachfront has to offer.

Travelling around Byron Bay: The city of Byron Bay is small enough to walk around. For those wanting to explore the area, there are two main options; use the local bus service or hire a bike.

Sights of the city: The most exciting things to see in Byron Bay rest along its coast, and more specifically on Cape Byron. Here students can enjoy some quieter beaches such as Wategos Beach and Clarkes Beach, visit the lighthouse with excellent panoramic views and walk along the pass. This area is accessible by foot and takes around 50 minutes to reach the lighthouse from Lexis English.

Course structure: General English classes, private lessons, Cambridge exam preparation courses, IELTS exam preparation programmes and junior packages are all taught at Lexis English.

School facilities: Lexis English has a reception with information desk, student lounge, ping pong table, television, travel desk, terrace with a cafe and a large garden with a volleyball net.

Social activities: There is an intensive social programme at the school with daily free activities that students can attend including beach activities, sports, cooking, competitions and movie nights. The school also organises day trips or weekend excursions, as well as party nights.

English Courses

General Language
Junior
Private
Exam PreparationWhy exam preparation courses are excellent for optimum progress
Language Plus Activity

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program

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  • Laughing with friends
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4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Overall school rating of
Lexis English, Byron Bay
School
Location of the school
4.0 

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Facilities
3.0 

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Social activities
3.0 

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Organisation
4.0 

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Course
Quality of teaching
4.0 

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Value for money
4.0 

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Accommodation
Other
4.0 

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Student opinions about Lexis English, Byron Bay

Verified reviews only, uncensored. All student opinions from students who booked a course at the school with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
Nice teachers and good class
Insider tips about what future students should not miss the Coffee Club as a leisure activity is cool
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Other comments none
Course: General English Part-Time - 6 weeks
7. Mar. 2017
Verified student who booked this course with LanguageCourse.net.

Lexis English

Accreditations and Quality seals
ALTOEAELICOSPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalCRICOS, ASQA
English teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:30
Student gender mix
50% male / 50% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Lexis English and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoBank Transfer - logo
Year of school foundation
2007
Legal name / parent company
Byron ELA Pty Ltd | Tax registration ID: CRICOS Code 03019J
The school is an official exam center
The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Daily press

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Table tennis

  • Free coffee

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

  • Non-smoking (all indoor and all outdoor areas of school)

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 8
    Number of public PC workstations: 10

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 110
Throughout the year: 95
Minimum age of students
18 years
13 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 5
Adult courses Throughout the year: 5
Average age of students
In summer: 24 years
Throughout the year: 24 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Information for all courses offered by Lexis English

Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
200.00 AU$
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students but has to be returned to the school at end of course.
Comments about courses

Books and material fee:

  • 1-8 weeks: AUD 165
  • 9-17 weeks: AUD 250
  • 18-24 weeks: AUD 300
  • 25+ weeks: AUD 350


Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 150 AU$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 26 Jan 2024, 29 Mar 2024, 01 Apr 2024, 25 Apr 2024, 10 Jun 2024, 07 Oct 2024, 25 Dec 2024, 26 Dec 2024.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Lessons needed per English language level
Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Airport transfer

Brisbane Airport:
300 AU$ one way
600 AU$ return (both ways)
Gold Coast Airport:
180 AU$ one way
360 AU$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Brisbane .
More details about airports near Byron Bay and how to travel independently from the airport to the city on our Byron Bay page. For flight comparisons to Byron Bay, we recommend using skyscanner.com.

Visa Documents

You can travel and study a language course for a limited number of hours a week just applying for the visa waiver programme online.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Yes
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Ballet
Baseball
Basketball
Cooking
Cricket
Dancing
Diving
Field Hockey
Football (soccer)
Golf
Horse riding
Mountainbiking
Music
Rugby
Sailing
Squash
Swimming
Table Tennis
Tennis
Volleyball
Windsurfing
Yoga

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Mountain biking, market visits, museums.

Adults - Paid activities

Surfing, kite-boarding, ocean kayaking, and sailing. Aboriginal art, music and dance performances, various music and arts festivals, concerts and museums.

Junior - Free activities

Mountain biking, market visits, museums.

Junior - Paid activities

Surfing, kite-boarding, ocean kayaking, and sailing. Aboriginal art, music and dance performances, various music and arts festivals, concerts and museums.

Accommodation

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Questions and answers about Lexis English

  • We don’t have paypal account, but the student can pay with credit card.  We would provide an authorisation form. Please note 2% surcharge for credit card payments. Bank transfer is also an option.
    Marli, Administration from Lexis English, Byron Bay - Aug 18, 2023
  • With regards to job seeking - we as Lexis English in Byron Bay can guide and help format the resume for the students - we run a workshop every week for this.
    Jason Knapp, Sales & Marketing Director from Lexis English - Oct 04, 2023
  • Yes, this is possible at Lexis English in Byron Bay. The student can book that at the campus reception.
    Jason Knapp, Sales & Marketing Director from Lexis English - Oct 04, 2023

FAQ about Lexis English, Byron Bay

  • English courses at Lexis English start at 428 AU$ for General English - Part time course with 15 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Lexis
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Brisbane Airport (300 AU$), Gold Coast Airport (180 AU$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Lexis varies from 1 students (Private Tuition 10) to 15 students (General English - Full time)
  • 100% of teachers at Lexis English hold a university degree.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Lexis English comes from Brazil with a 80% representation, followed by students from Korea (40%) and Switzerland (25%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Lexis English offers courses from 13 years (Teen Activity Program: Surfing, 15 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 24 during the summer and 24 for the rest of the year.

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