Important Information

Key Contacts

Head of Program – Applied Buddhist Studies

Venerable Dr Juewei: juewei@nantien.edu.au

Acting Head of Program – Health & Social Wellbeing

Dr Sue Sumskis: s.sumskis@nantien.edu.au

Head of Program – Humanistic Buddhism

Venerable Dr Juewei: juewei@nantien.edu.au

Future Students Enrolments

Student Services


Academic Entry Requirements

You will need either a Bachelor degree with a major in humanities or social sciences OR relevant work experience and professional training of at least 3 years.

Non-Award Study

You can study single subjects at NTI without having to enrol in a formal degree. Contact NTI Enrolments for further information at enrolments@nantien.edu.au

English Language Requirements

You will need to demonstrate a minimum level of written and oral communication in English, either through previous studies or a test of English language skills. Read more about our English Language Requirements.

Fees, FEE HELP & Scholarships

Each subject requires payment of fees on the consensus date of each subject. Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP, an Australian Government loan scheme that allows students to defer the cost of their study.

Nan Tien Institute also provides a limited number of scholarships to cover the cost of subject enrolments.

Visit Fees & Scholarships for more information.

Attendance & Location

Subjects are delivered by intensive 5-day workshops or over 2 weekends, followed by submission of work online. Workshops are delivered at NTI’s campus in Wollongong. Accommodation is available at the adjoining Nan Tien Temple.


Nan Tien Institute collects personal and health information from students to enable it to provide our services and to responsibly discharge our duty of care to both students and staff. In the collection, storage, access, use, and disclosure of information, NTI complies with all Commonwealth and State legislative and regulatory requirements. If you wish to access and review your information, please contact Student Services at enquiry@nantien.edu.au.



In accordance with the current restrictions our campus facilities are closed. You can continue to study online and our virtual library services remain available. Our academic and student services staff are online and by phone to assist you. Please stay safe.