Nicholas Merwitzer

Nicholas Merwitzer

Senior Language Lecturer

Personal profile

Personal profile

Nick began his working life as a musician and sound designer, recording for major and independent record labels, and creating soundtracks for theatre and contemporary dance productions. After returning to education, he ran performing arts modules for various UK HE providers, worked as a university community outreach coordinator, and co-founded one of the UK’s leading arts-education organizations working with marginalized groups. Nick has been teaching EAP/Academic Skills for 20 years, joining the XJTLU Language Centre in 2014. Nick holds an MA in Education, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.


Language Lecturer, XJTLU (2014-present)

EAP Lecturer, University of East London (2008-2014)

Founder/Director, ‘Diverse City’ Arts-Education Consultancy, including leading Community Theatre modules for London Metropolitan University; Oxford Brookes University; Central School of Speech and Drama; National Youth Theatre (2004-2009)

Academic Skills Lecturer, London Metropolitan University (2004-2008)

Community Projects Coordinator, London Metropolitan University (1999-2004)

Musician / Sound Designer, various including: BBC; BMG/RCA Records (1989-2014)




Education/Academic qualification

Master, Education, University of Bath

Bachelor, Cultural Studies, University of North London

Person Types

  • Staff