Open Day at Conservatoire, Support a sponsored hike by a St Cergue resident

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Tomorrow Saturday 5th April it’s Open Day/ Portes Ouvertes at the Conservatoire de L’Ouest Vaudois in both Nyon and Morges, from 10:00 to 16:00. This prestigious music school will be open for the public to visit to find out more about the school’s courses.  Adults and children alike can learn about playing  an instrument from guitar […]

Learning the language to help your integration into Switzerland

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Bonjour, parlez-vous anglais s’il vous plaît?  - Learning the language to help integration into Switzerland Here is an excellent article written by Melina Hiralal on learning a language to help integration into  Switzerland.  She gives tips, hints and advice and recommends a good language learning website. Read on to find out how a recent trip to […]

Want to know more about the public and private schools in Switzerland? Two day student fair next week in Vaud

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If you are looking for a school for your child or want to know more about the educational opportunities available in Switzerland, then the Léman Expat Student Fair is a “must visit” event which will take place next week in Lausanne on Wednesday 13th and  Thursday 14th March. Free entry by registering online in advance! […]

Les Hivernales begins, Open day at Lake Léman School on Saturday, “Up with People” looking for host families

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A reminder that “Les Hivernales”, the rock and beat festival has begun and continues over the weekend in Nyon -see previous post here for more details and listen to an  interview about the festival here Saturday March 2nd – Open Day at Lake Leman International School in Morges   Open Day  from 11:00 to 15:00 […]

1260+ News from Nyon and Beyond – From School Holiday dates to Swiss Wines to the new Paléo stage

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We have been scouring other Swiss websites for a selection of news and articles that will interest Living in Nyon readers in our section called 1260+ (Nyon and beyond). Nyon News is at the end of this post Know it All Passport  School holidays –  Ûseful Dates – It’s the school holidays in Geneva this […]

Raising Multilingual Children workshop/ Paddy Ashdown speaker at Gala Dinner

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Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, author of “Raising Multilingual Children” and five other books on the brain and learning, will be visiting various destinations in Switzerland in November to present her dynamic workshops.  These workshops organised by Know it All Passport are very popular so book early to avoid disappointment!   See details below.  Also coming up on […]

Understanding the Swiss School System – talk in Nyon on Monday October 1st

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How exactly does the Swiss state school system work? Is the local public school right for my child? There are many families in the Nyon and surrounding area who would like to send their children to a Swiss state school, however they often have questions about the local education system. On Monday October 1st at […]

Big Expat Fair and Career Fair this weekend in Lausanne – Reminder book signing today, other events

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On Sunday 6th November it’s the Leman Expat Fair. Over 120 Swiss and international businesses and services with experience in serving the English-speaking community will be in one place under the same roof at the Beaulieu in Lausanne. Whether you have just arrived in Switzerland, or have been here for a while, these fairs are a great way of finding out what’s […]

Lake Leman International School


Lake Leman International School in Morges -  Aims for a holistic approach to education. With more and more new businesses moving to the La Côte area, the demand for school places in the private sector increases each year. Fortunately a new school opened its doors in September 2011 to help meet this demand. The Lake Leman International school […]

Jval music festival in vineyards. Slow down for children. Interview with artist

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The Jval rock and pop music festival begins tomorrow Thursday 25th and continues until Saturday 27th August. This festival is the last of the local outdoor music festivals and take places amongst the vineyards above Begnins. It’s a great venue for music lovers to end the summer season and to soak up both the lovely scenery.  There is a variety of music concerts on […]