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Nighat Shaheen

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Nighat Shaheen

Lecturer, Business & Management

Nighat is a Lecturer with the Business & Management team. Her career started with a student placement whilst undertaking PGCE (lifelong) here at UCO, in July 2018 Nighat was offered a full time lecturer role with the Business & Management team. Prior to this, Nighat has 5 years of teaching experience within the community of Oldham.

Currently she is undertaking a Master in Business Administration Global, and is involved with enhancing the teaching experience of students here at UCO. Her research interests are around management in HE institutions.

Nighat has used her experiences to motivate her students’ experiences through her teaching practices. Creating strategies where her students come first.



Research Activities

Currently researching the accidental managers of higher education and its effects on the HE/FE workforce



BA (Hons); Business & Management
PGCE (Lifelong)
MBA (Ongoing)


Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Associate of the Chartered Management Institute

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