Nick completed his honours in Information Design at the University of Pretoria in 2003. In his fourth and final year of studies he was chosen to represent the University of Pretoria at the Design Achievers award scheme, where he was runner-up. The following year he was invited by the SABS Design Institute to be a mentor to the students taking part in the competition and is now a judge on the adjudication panel of the scheme. Nick is a guest lecturer at the University of Pretoria, lecturing to the third and fourth year Information Design students, and moderates student portfolios at the Open Window School of Visual Communication. He is a member of Mensa, and is currently owner of Design Logik, a design consultancy.