Nan Tien Institute

The first Government accredited, higher education provider of its kind in Australasia, Nan Tien Institute (NTI) offers Masters, Diploma, Certificate and Professional Development courses in the areas of Health, Wellbeing, Buddhism and more.

Offering flexible study options with a strong focus on personal and professional development, each course incorporates mindfulness and embraces Buddhist values with their state-of-the-art campus and online learning environment allowing students from all over Australia and the world to immerse themselves in a unique educational environment unlike anywhere else.

NTI proudly offers a serene place of calm just minutes to Wollongong city and its popular laid back beach lifestyle.

Students enjoy breathtaking views across the Illawarra escarpment and direct access to Nan Tien Temple, the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere, along with meditation spaces, informal study areas, extensive library collection, free parking, café plus accommodation options at the popular ‘Pilgrim Lodge’ at the Temple.

 “The best possible place to study in Australia; the benefit is beyond knowledge and practice.” – Janet, NTI Student

Visitors are welcome to take a walk around the campus grounds, art gallery and museum whilst enjoying the café-restaurant and popular monthly Wellbeing Markets hosted by the Temple (1st Saturday of the month).

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Nan Tien Institute, 231 Nolan St Unanderra (across the Temple bridge)

Open 9-5pm (closed Mondays)

Monthly Wellbeing Markets – 1st Saturday of the month, 9.30am-2.30pm *currently not occuring due to COVID-19 concerns.


231 Nolan Street, Unanderra


Address: 231 Nolan Street, Unanderra
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