Ben is the WIN Together Coordinator for the North Somerset area (as well as the WIN HE Adviser for Weston College).

Through the WIN programme, he supports and promotes activities that aim to inform and inspire young people to consider Higher Education (HE) in the North Somerset Area.

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”.