Your weekend bucket list on the Sunshine Coast


 stuck for something to do this weekend?? Take a look at the top five free things to do on the coast this weekend.


1. The Noosa Festival of Surfing wraps up this weekend with the following entertainment on Noosa’s Main Beach this Saturday:

XXXX Summer Beach Bar open 3-10pm

  • 3-4pm Redglo
  • 4-6pm Surfing Presentations
  • 6.30-7.30pm Pete Cullen & the Saltwater Cowboys
  • 7.30-8.30pm Babe Rainbow
  • 9pm til late Café Le Monde after Party with Hi Boys and Pat Capocci


2. ‘A Moonlit Soiree’

 Back in 2014 with a new venue, live music, a micro brewery and food hall. This health and well-being expo with a difference will be held at The Big Pineapple on Friday 14th March from 5:30pm till late.

Check out for more info.


3.  Hike Mt Coolum

The 360 degree views to be enjoyed from the top of this mountain are well worth the hike and effort. The walk up is short, but steep. Standing 208 meters high, it will take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours for moderately fit people – return trip (or under 8 minutes if you are super fit and want to beat the track record).


4. The Caloundra street Fair

Sunday 8am – 1pm . Set under the beautiful canopy of the tree-lined main street surrounded by cafes, boutiques and specialty shops and only two blocks from beautiful Bulcock Beach, the Caloundra Street Fair is a ‘must-do’ event attracting Sunshine Coast locals and visitors.

For more info check out


5. Picnic on Cotton Tree

Gather your friends , pack a picnic and set yourself on the sandy banks of the Maroochydore river mouth. Enjoy a swim and some sunshine with temperatures rising to a hot 32 degrees this weekend! be sure to slip slop slap.


Jobs Available on the Sunshine Coast


Looking for work on the Sunshine Coast?

Check out some of the positions that have been advertised this week. For more vacancies have a look through and . Happy hunting.

Lexis Sunshine Coast students play tennis

Hot and sunny afternoon for the Lexis Sunshine Coast students who enjoyed a one-hour tennis lesson with our famous tennis coach -Magnum-. Magnum is from Brazil and has studied for IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with teacher Suzie at Lexis Maroochydore for a while. He is now living in Australia with his wife and enjoys being a successful professional tennis coach.


(Tennis coach Magnum, Taiki, Namki, Dasha and Yui. Bottom left: Haruka. Bottom middle: Akihiro. Bottom right: Haruka and Moegi.)


(Left: Kazuki. Top right: Taiki. Bottom right 1: Dasha. Bottom right 2: Namki. Bottom right3: Yui.)

Students had the chance to play against each other after the one-hour lesson for a bit longer. In this heat it is important to stay hydrated and to wear appropriate protection against the harsh sun. Well done everyone for the great effort. If you missed out on this tennis lesson, do not worry, you can join us for the next one on Wednesday the 19th of March. Please see Nico at the reception for more information.

Lexis Maroochydore “Cooking class”

Lexis students can choose the option classes they want to be part of. Lexis gives the students many options to choose from. At the moment, some of those choices are: cooking, communication, conversation, singing, grammar games…


(Left: Moegi, Nacho and Mika. Middle: Can, Valentino and teacher Simon. Right: Nacho.)

Today the students cooked some very nice roast vegetables, with some fresh herbs and a dollop of cream, mhhh, great food students!


Lexis Sunshine Coast students go bowling

Great afternoon bowling at the Alexandra Headland Tenpin Bowling Club.

Only 10min away from the school, the Alexandra Headland Tenpin Bowling Club is located right in front of the beach. So, before the students head back home after the activity, they can all enjoy the beach and the waves at Alexandra Headland Beach.


(Left: Valentino going for a strike. Top left: Kilian. Bottom left: Dasha.)


(Left: Kathrin. Top right: Debbie. Bottom left: Mateja.)


(Left: Kevin. Middle: Cedric. Top right: Denise. Bottom right: Carolina.)


(Top left: Team 3 – Kathrin, Anita, Mateja and Denise. Bottom left: Team 4 – Dasha, Carolina, Cedric and Stefan. Top right: Team 2: Kerstin, Salome, Debbie and Miriam. Bottom right: Team 1 – Valentino, Kevin, Kilian and Marlon.)


Our Lexis Sunshine Coast champions: Kerstin, Dasha, Stefan, Debbie, Anita, Denise, Kathrin, Mateja, Valentino, Carolina, Kilian, Miriam, Salome, Cedric, Marlon and Kevin.

Well done everyone, nice bowling techniques: sliced, lifted, backwards, blindfolded…

But there was only one winning team: Team 1 with Marlon, Kevin, Valentino and Kilian scored the most points compared to the other teams. The boys all won a great voucher to go and enjoy a free burger at -Grill’d- burger restaurant in Sunshine Plaza. Thank you -Grill’d-!

“Let’s chat” option class at Lexis Sunshine Coast


(Left: Pablo and Jia Lu. Top right: Yoshinao, Jennilyn and Mika. Bottom right: Haruka, Hyeeun and Moegi.)

Our dedicated teachers were very pleased to hear all the students were having a lot of fun interacting and chatting during their brand new “Let’s chat” option class. Students are given topics on which they have to start a conversation. Everyone can give their opinion and discuss it with their classmates. This helps students to express their opinion in a structured manner and to listen to what their classmates have to say.


(Deniz, Daichi, Elisabeth, Hyehee and Pablo.)

New jobs available for Lexis Sunshine Coast students


MAROOCHYDORE AREA Sales Hairdressing Industry – Part time

PART TIME SALES – HAIRDRESSING INDUSTRY . This is an exciting opportunity which provides the successful applicant with the opportunity to earn excellent commissions and be their own boss.
As we are offering a commission based income, this would ideally be suited to someone in the hairdressers industry (but not essential) who can work part-time in an on road sales position while maintaining an income stream from their existing career/role. This role would be particularly relevant to someone with a great local network. We currently have 87 new positions (territories) available. The product range is absolutely unique, offering salon owner a cost-effective method of branding their “Salon Name” with their own range of luxury products. The product is high quality, salon grade hair care products including shampoos, conditioners and accessories that are uniquely customised for wholesale distribution around Australia and the world. The brand has excellent support, promotional material and a comprehensive training program. For the successful applicant we can discuss financial compensation to assist in the development of this role. As such this role can be part-time and then developed in conjunction with your other roles until it builds to become full-time if required.

Distribution of goods is managed from our Brisbane office. For further details please contact us on the number or email below. Ann-Marie 0468 739977

Health and Nutrition

We are seeking a motivated individual with a passion for health and nutrition. Please contact us on the number provided or email you name, age and location and most importantly your PHONE  number to . Thank you. Glenn 07 5471 0259


Have you got at least 1yr experience making cocktails? We are looking for someone who can design our cocktail list and make some interesting drinks with flare…  The job would entail making all drinks running food and generally making customers feel looked after. If you can make coffee that would be a bonus. Small bar/restaurant so your role will be varied but mainly looking for someone who knows how to make exceptional cock/mocktails . Hours may range from 5-20 depending on your abilities…pay also to experience and what you can bring to the team. Please email only with resume. Only reply if you have been living on the coast for more than a year and plan to stay at least another 6months. Craig 0432315377

Casual Front of House All Rounder

Harvest Breads Cafe is looking for an enthusiastic all-rounder to join the team.
Must have excellent barista experience, exceptional customer service and a positive work ethic.
Must be available Monday – Thursday, with occassional weekend shifts as required.
Some early morning starts and late afternoon closes will be required weekly.
Attach your resume or drop it in person to 1/13 The Esplanade Cotton Tree. Sharon or Hannah 0754794912

North Indian Cook

I am looking for North Indian cook for Fultime Job. Suman (Respond via

Sunshine coast sushi shop staffs needed(1-2)

We are offering legal wage, stable hours, hearted location with great public transportation.
Job description: Teppanyaki cooking, ingredients preparing, basic cleaning etc. Iena Lei
Email: Thanks for your attention! Iena

Cambridge student Mateja celebrates her birthday

Mateja got a huge surprise this morning when she walked out of the lift and into the waiting crowd of students.Her fellow classmates and teacher Anne had gathered around to welcome her to school with a beautiful rendition of Happy Birthday!

We hope you have a very Happy Birthday Mateja. More photos to follow of Mateja’s cake – baked by her teacher Anne…..

Pool competition for our Lexis Sunshine Coast

Great pool table competition with some new talents on board.

New pool competition player Can, Valentino, Mizuho and Taiki definitely made an impression on our usual pool players. Thank you Dasha for being such patient and good teacher to your team-mate Mizuho. Kevin, as we can see on the picture in the bottom right corner, you have a very unique style… that eventually led you and your team-mate Valentino to the victory.


Left: Dasha and Mizuho. Top right: Valentino, Marlon, Can and Kevin. Bottom right: Valentino, Marlon, Kevin and Can.


Can, Marlon, Kilian, Stefan, Mizuho, Dasha, Taiki, Valentino and Kevin.

Congratulations to the winning team Valentino and Kevin. They won a voucher to enjoy a free healthy burger at -Grill’d- restaurant in Sunshine Plaza. Well done everyone for the great tournament.

Lexis Maroochydore students go wake-boarding

The Bli Bli wake-boarding cable park is always such a big success with all our Lexis Sunshine Coast students.

The cable park is only 10min away from the school and it is such a great outdoor activity. Marlon did really well and managed to stand on the board quite quickly. Dasha, Yui and Haruka also had a lot of fun on their knee-boards. Next time you will be able to try a wake-board.


Left: Marlon ready for some more wake-boarding. Top right: Marlon. Bottom right: Marlon swimming back to the shore.


Left: Kyotaro. Middle: Taiki. Top right: Dasha, Yui, Haruka and Daichi. Bottom right: Daichi.

Well done everyone for the great efforts. If you missed out on this activity, join us for the next session on Friday the 21st of March.

New Accommodation available for Lexis Sunshine Coast students


Hi students, here is your updated list of available accommodation around the Lexis Maroochydore school:

Alexandra Headland 100 Mtrs to the beach, $160/week, Okinja Rd, Alexandra Headland

Brand new downstairs renovation three bedrooms new kitchen and bathroom. Swimming pool in the back garden, just 100 mtrs to the beach and shops and 20 mtrs to the bus stop, Landlord lives upstairs in a totally separate dwelling very easy going couple. Healthy living friendly non smokers prefer the same. Ewen (Respond via


A Single Room Available in Mooloolaba, $130/week, Goonawarra Dr, Mooloolaba

Our home is located in an awesome spot as we are only a small walk from the famous Mooloolaba Beach, shops and public transport. Both my wife and I are seeking a young female to rent a single bedroom.The room may be only a single but nevertheless it’s quite livable as it’s already furnished containing a bed, desk, lamp, build in wardrobe, draws and a fan. This room is great for students as Sunshine Coast Tafe and Sunshine Coast University are near by. Also many international students really enjoy living with us as I use to teach English in Thailand for 7 years so I can help with the English language. Also my wife is Thai so we are use to a multi-cultural lifestyle under the same roof. My wife and I are very friendly and easy going people to live with so we are looking for someone of a similar nature. Jason and Arporn (Respond via


Looking for male or female housemate, $130/week, Akeringa Place, Mooloolaba

Hi we are looking for a new flat mate. We have just recently had someone move in but then he got a full time job in Brisbane so the commuting is too hard for him :( Now we are looking for a new flat mate. Prime location, freshly painted semi furnished unit in Mooloolaba on the canal. Walking distance to Mooloolaba Beach and close to all amenities, including restaurants, cafes, shops, doctors and buses. The room can be left furnished with a double bed or unfurnished to be discussed at the viewing.You will be living with two friendly girls, one is 23 and works full time the other is 22 and is about to start work full time. We are looking for someone down to earth, clean with a good sense of humour that can have a laugh. Preferably working at least part time and around our own age. Strictly no smoking. There will also be a 4 week bond and you will effectively go on a lease for the remaining 5 months of the tenancy. Look forward to hearing from you soon :) Nicole or Jordan (Respond via


Double room with bed and robe + own, $165/week,  Main Rd, Maroochydore

Looking for someone to share a 3 bed place five mins drive to the plaza and the beach in Marochydore. For the last 3 months of the lease. There will only be two of us sharing as the third bedroom is an office so plenty of room. I work min-fri office hours so am home evenings and weekends but am not precious about my space. Happy to send pics of the place on request as.p I don’t have any to hand as I’m writing this! Dan (Respond via


Coranado, $148/week, Burnett St, Mooloolaba

The apartment comes fully furnished and is right in the middle of mooloolaba only a two minute walk to the beach , top floor brick apartment , the room available has a king double bed a lots of wardrobe space and a set of draws. Nadia (Respond via

Quiet and peaceful room with no space restrictions, $140/week, Brampton Crt, Buderim

 Suit young or mature student… Furnished room in large house, share bathroom with one other professional 4 nights of week only. Spare study room also available at no extra cost if required for quiet study time reading etc, Unlimited broadband. Close to bus stops to Uni and Maroochydore, only 5 minutes drive to Mooloolaba beach. Luis (Respond via

Room available in very clean and tidy home, $160/week, Goldsmith Place, Buderim

 I am looking to share my home with a student or professional person who is clean and tidy. My home is very spacious, beautifully furnished and decorated. The room available is fully furnished with a double bed and linen is provided. A bus stop is at the end of our street and we are centrally located. We are happy and fun people and would like to share with easy going person that enjoys life. We have a beautiful cat who is just adorable. There are three living areas in the house so there is plenty of room for everyone. Marie (Respond via

One bedroom available in duplex Maroochydore, $140/week, Broadwater Av, Maroochydore

I have a single room in a large duplex near the maroochy river. it has entertainment area and large living area, am looking for someone who is reliable and trustworthy. not looking for a weekend party person. Rob (Respond via


Lexis Sunshine Coast Toga party!

For this student night our Lexis Sunshine Coast students were all invited at the Duporth Tavern for a Toga party.

This was a night to remember. All the students came together to socialise, have a drink, enjoy the free food and the music. In Maroochydore, all eyes were on our students, some bearded togas, some very well dressed and decorated with flowers, some golden togas and more.


Kevin and Marlon with their magnificent beards and Akihiro


On this picture you can clearly see the power of the toga especially reached Marlon, accompanied by Cedric, Kevin, Kilian, Kazuki, Valentino, Akihiro, Ana and Kyotaro.toga3

Marlon, Anita, Jagga, Flavie, Cedric, Yui, Kilian, Haruka, teacher Simon, Can, Carolina, Denise, Angela, Debbie, Jennilyn, Kyotaro, Akihiro, Kevin, Valentino, Jordi and Kazuki.


Lexis Sunshine Coast students Marlon and Debbie are the lucky winners of our toga party. They won a nice bottle of bubbly with each a voucher to devour a healthy burger at -Grill’d- restaurant in Sunshine Plaza. Well done everyone for your great togas and congratulations to our two winners.

Rock and Roll dance class at Lexis Maroochydore

Lexis Sunshine Coast students danced the afternoon away on some great Rock ‘n Roll music.

Together with teacher Simon and activities coordinator Nico, students learned the basic steps to dance on some legendary Rock ‘n Roll music. Dasha showed some great dancer skills. Marlon, you were hiding your talents… Well done everyone!


Tiger and Marlon dancing


Haruka and Jagga dancing


Our Rock’n Rollers: Jagga, Haruka, Kiotaro, Erika, Can, Yui, Moegi, teacher Simon, Kerstin, Dasha and Marlon.

Great afternoon dancing everyone! Come back for your next Rock ‘n Roll class and don’t miss out on our night out at the Factory to put in practice everything you learned.

Lexis Sunshine Coast students graduating

Lexis Sunshine Coast is very proud to see students Dasha, Sandro and Yannick graduate from their upper-intermediate class.


Teacher Jenny’s Intermediate class: Yannick, Sebastian, Taka, teacher Jenny, Vera, Dasha, Tiger, Phanky, Sandro, Sarah, Taiki and Jan.

Congratulations to our graduating students, Lexis Sunshine Coast wishes you all the best!

Lexis Sunshine Coast Italian students surprise visit

It was such a nice surprise to see Roberto, Luca and Paolo again.

Our Italian trio has been studying with us for a while last year. After they finished studying, they have been working in farms around Queensland and really enjoyed the time they spent here. It is so good to see their happy faces again.


(Paolo, Luca, Valerie, Roberto, Dasha, teacher Simon and Moegi.)

Lexis Sunshine Coast wishes you all the best! Arrivederci!

Lexis Sunshine Coast students play Basketball

Our Lexis Maroochydore students had a great afternoon playing Basketball in Cotton Tree Park.

Cotton Tree is close to the school and offers great views on the Maroochy river mouth. It is such a nice place to wind down after a long day of hard work. Lexis Sunshine Coast happily provides refreshing drinks to their Basketball players. It is very important to keep hydrated, especially while playing under the hot Australian summer sun.

Jordi showed some great Basketball skills. But so did Alice, Carolina, Kim, Salome and Kilian. Well done everyone for the great afternoon.


(Salome scoring for her team)


(Jordi and Alice having fun)

Next Basketball session in a few weeks, don’t miss out! Check your activities on the notice board.

The Cambridge Advanced class say goodbye to Ruben


Ruben started studying at Lexis Sunshine Coast on the 31/12/2013 and graduated from the Cambridge Advanced class recently. We wish him all the best back in Spain and hope to see him again some day!

With classmates – Iris, Angela,Flavie, Ruben (front), Andrea,Jonathan (teacher),Debbie, Kathrin, Kerstin and Valerie.

Pronunciation Workshop

Where would our students prefer to be on a bight, sunny afternoon?

Pronunciation class with Esther! There were a lot of enthusiastic participants in today’s class. Great work everyone. If you’ve never been to pronunciation class, come and check out what you’ve been missing. Every Tuesday in room 9 at 2pm :)photo photo (2)