Dr Pii-Tuulia Nikula
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Areas of Teaching
International business, strategic management, research methods, academic study skills
PhD in Politics and International Relations (University of Auckland, 2016), MA in Social Sciences (University of Helsinki, 2004), New Zealand Certificate in Adult & Tertiary Teaching (Open Polytechnic)
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.
Global strategies in business
Applied Research Methods
Educational leadership (2020)
Educational strategy & management (2020)
Special topic supervision
Higher education funding & access
International student acculturation
Use of technology in teaching
Pii-Tuulia’s research is diverse, covering a range of methods, theories and topics such as business, policy, education systems and pedagogy. Her current research has an evolving focus on environmental sustainability, with a particular interest in climate action.