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  • My coffee isn’t offensive, is it?

    Like most people, you are likely to start your day with a cup of coffee without thinking about how it affects not just Manly or Sydney – but the planet.  In fact, 3 billion coffee cups are used every year in Australia. If they were placed end to end they would circumnavigate the globe 2.5 […]

  • Fundraising Fever at SEA!

    In May, saddened by the ongoing plight of Nepalese people injured and displaced by the Gorkha earthquake, we decided to do some serious fundraising. Our first project was to turn our regular ‘International Food Party’ into a mini ‘tuck-shop’. Both staff and students prepared their favourite dishes from their home countries and these were available for other students and […]

  • The Most Multicultural English School in Sydney?

    Since April SEA has welcomed students from four new markets; Thailand, Iran, Indonesia and Argentina. These students have added yet another cultural layer to the great nationality mix we have here at SEA. It’s been a privilege and a pleasure to witness in-depth discussions in English as our students exchange ideas, challenge each other and ultimately discover more similarities […]

  • The Place to Be (by Livia)

    The Place To Be Now, it has been made official. A psychological survey confirmed Manly the new hot spot of the whole world. Manly and its citizens had to struggle through various examinations and – we all knew before – came out to be the winner! But, what makes Manly so special? First of all, […]

  • Manly and Northern Beaches

    Manly and Northern Beaches lifestyle When you study English at the Sydney English Academy SEA you will be living on the beautiful Northern Beaches. The Northern Beaches stretch for many kilometres along Sydney’s beautiful coastline. With the ocean on one side and nature reserves on the other, you can walk along dramatic headlands or admire […]

  • English School Students

    Mature-Aged Students Welcomed at SEA

    Samantha Milton, Co-director of the Sydney English Academy believes it is the integral atmosphere of mutual respect which has seen SEA’s 40+ Program really take off over the last 2 years. “Any student, no matter their age is welcomed, their contribution valued.  This in turn enriches the lives of all fellow students.  Our mature-aged students […]

  • Top 10 Ways to Study a Language

    Read on for Tips from Three of our Experienced Upper Intermediate Students  Iris, Persio and Larissa… If you are in another country to learn the native language, you have already done the first and the most important step, so below you can find some easy and useful tips to improve your language skills: Live with […]

  • Great Walks in Sydney

    Typically bright sunny day in Sydney?  Looking for something a little more active than just the beach?  Have you considered one of Sydney’s two iconic walks along the coastline?  Whether it’s the cliff top meanderings of the Bondi to Coogee walk or the bird filled harbour walk of Manly to Spit Junction, you can’t go […]

  • Sydney’s Festivals

    At a loss for things to do at the weekend? Then why not head to one of Sydney’s colourful, neighbourhood festivals.  Over the past few weeks there have been festivals In Marrickville, Newtown and Glebe, with many more to follow.  Its a great chance to see the variety Sydney has to offer and experience the […]

  • Surf Camp Weekend

    Surfcamp 20. – 22. September 2013 From Friday, 20th September to Sunday, 22nd September, students from the SEA had the oppurtunity to going on a surfweekend with „Australien Surf Tours“ in Bendalong, in the south of Sydney. After a 4 hours drive we arrived on a camping in Bendalong, just next to the sea. We […]