General FAQ

When do regos open for NTE18?
Early bird: 1 July - 5 September 2018
Standard: 6 September - 7 November 2018
Late: 8 November - 16 November 2018
Extra Early Bird for NTE19: 5 December 2018 – 31 January 2019

Where is NTE?
All NTE conference sessions, conference program activities and most meals (depending on your accommodation) are at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) on the Cnr Flemington Rd & Federal Highway, Mitchell ACT 2911. Entrances are available on both roads - look for the NTE signs! Limited free parking is available on site.
At the EPIC site, there are three main buildings that you will need to access:
• Coorong - all of the main sessions will be held here
• Budawang - most meals (depending on your accommodation) will be held here (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
• Conference Centre - the NTE Office will be located on the ground floor of this building. It's between Coorong and Budawang pavillions.
There are other venues on site you will need to be aware of regarding strand groups and electives. They will clearly be marked in your conference booklet.

What is the start and finish time of NTE18?
On-site registration starts from 9:00am Saturday 1 December.
Final Session finishes at 1:00pm Wednesday 5 December (some teams go straight from here to mission). Please note lunch is not included.

What is the program for the week?
NTE runs for 5 days from Saturday morning to lunchtime (lunch not included)on Wednesday. You will receive a detailed timetable at NTE.
You will participate in 6 bible talks, 7 strand group sessions and 3 electives. This seems like a packed timetable but there are many opportunities for personal reflection time, free time and time with your campus group, along with mealtimes!

What do I need to bring?
Bring your bible, pens, toiletries and clothes for the week. If you're camping, bring any camping gear needed. All other accommodation includes linen. Optional to bring snacks for strand groups (nut free) and extra money for Maccas! Please talk to your campus staff about what you need to take if you are going on NTE mission after the conference.

How much does it cost to go to NTE18?
Full registration includes conference materials, accommodation and all meals for 5 days. Day Rego includes conference materials, lunch and dinner for 5 days.



Standard Late    
Camping $320 $340 $390
Dorm (6-10 per room) $415 $435 $485
Standard (3-5 per room) $485 $505 $555
Premium (2 per room) $515 $535 $585
Single $660 $680 $730
Day Rego $280 $300 $350

What is included in the price of NTE?
Your choice of accommodation, all meals and conference material. 

Need help with money?
If you would like to go to NTE but need some help to pay the cost, we would like you to speak with your local AFES or FOCUS staff person. Please don’t hesitate to ask! They might be able to provide a small subsidy to help you come.

I live pretty far away from Canberra, are there any travel discounts?
There is a travel discount for students traveling a long way to attend NTE. Receive a $120 discount if you’re traveling from WA, NT or NZ Receive a $60 discount if you’re traveling from North QLD or TAS. This will be calculated automatically when you register online.

Check out Transport FAQs for more info.

Are there any other discounts?
Register as a Year 12 student and receive $50 cashback. Download the form here! But remember, you need to have registered first.

I can’t make it to the whole NTE program, what are my options?
Due to the number of people at NTE and the difficulty in monitoring attendance, we do not offer a part time registration price. If you can't make all of the conference why not come to the Canberra Bible Talks? This is a unique package of all NTE evening sessions.

What happens if I can’t make it to NTE anymore?
Cancellations can be made up to 9 November, please email nte [at] (subject: NTE%20Cancellation) with your details and we will refund your payment less a $50 administration fee. There will be no refunds from 10 November 2018. Please remember that registrations are transferable, so in the event you cannot attend you are welcome to find someone who'd like to attend and they can purchase your registration from you. You may request a transfer of your registration emailing nte [at] (subject: NTE%20Transfer%20Registration) () with your details and the details of the person taking your registration. There is no fee for transferring your registration to another person, provided they have the same accommodation as originally chosen.

Am I eligible for a free Tee?
If you are in your first year of uni (that is, if you have never studied at university before) and it is your first NTE, you will receive a free NTE18 tee. This will be calculated automatically when you register.

NTE18 Tee Sizing Chart

Have more questions? Check out the other FAQs regarding other elements of NTE or email your inquiry to nte [at] (subject: NTE%20enquiry)

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