Pii-Tuulia Nikula

Senior Lecturer


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Areas of Teaching

Research Methods, Global Strategies in Business, International Markets, Academic Inquiry


PhD in Politics and International Relations (University of Auckland, 2016), MA in Social Sciences (University of Helsinki, 2004)


Dr Pii-Tuulia Nikula is a senior lecturer at the School of Business. Pii-Tuulia teaches both under- and postgraduate level courses in research methods, international business, business strategy, and academic study skills. Most of her current research focuses on ethical and professional behaviour in the international education industry and pertinent policy frameworks. However, Pii-Tuulia’s research interests span across a range of topics including student funding policies and equality in tertiary education as well as the use of digital tools in teaching and other innovative teaching practices.

Prior to commencing her academic career, Pii-Tuulia worked for more than 10 years in different management and leadership roles in the international education industry and she continues to be actively engaged with industry by organising training workshops and discussion sessions as well as presenting at international education industry conferences in New Zealand and Australia.

For Pii-Tuulia’s pre-2017 research outputs please see https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pii_Tuulia_Nikula

Research Outputs

Research Outputs 2019

Research Outputs 2018

Research Outputs 2017