Dr Nicholas Houghton joined UCA in 2011 as an academic developer and now teaches across the suite of creative arts education courses.
Before this, he had been working as a course director at University of the Arts London, responsible for the PGCert and PGDip in Teaching in HE and a SEDA accredited course on supervising research degrees.
Nicholas studied fine art at Wimbledon School of Art, Slade School of Fine Art and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD). After teaching at NSCAD, he enrolled on a French immersion course at College Olivar Asselin in Montreal and proceeded to teach art at L’Université du Québec a Chicoutimi.
Since then, he has worked as a teacher, researcher and manager at many higher education institutions in the UK, Portugal and Belgium. He completed a Crafts Council funded PhD at Roehampton in 1999.
Nicholas Houghton website