Ben is the WIN HE Adviser for Weston College (as well as the WIN Together Coordinator for the North Somerset area).
He delivers specific guidance within Weston College, helping students access opportunities, decide if Higher Education is the right path for them and then supports young people and their families with the application process, if required.
Ben studied Sport Studies at degree level, also having a Level 6 Diploma in Careers Guidance and Development and a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.
He has worked in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education in a variety of roles including Learning Support Assistant, GSCE Mentor, Tutor, and as a Football Coach.
"I meet 5 widening participation indicators, so I was able to engage with programs like the WIN, while growing up. I feel this helps me understand some of the barriers young people and their families might face”.