Ben Woodrow-Hirst , Lecturer HSW

For being amazing support, reassurance and having the dedication to continue motivating students.

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This is a Proud to be Staffs Story

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Proud to be Staffs Story: Ben Woodrow-hirst

Lecturer | School of Health, Science and Wellbeing


"I started my Odp degree back in 2019… Ben delivered many of my clinical skills sessions…to which were very good… I found him an easy going guy who was very approachable…sadly during my first year of my degree I lost three close family members within 6 months of each other… needless to say my world fell apart and it was Ben I approached and turned too..this guy gave me support.. one to ones… constant reassurance… led me to other resources of support… would regularly check on me… he went above and beyond his duty of a lecturer… i can honestly say if it wasn’t for him I would of quit my degree there and then… but thankfully because of Ben I successfully completed my degree and graduated this year (2022) with a first… I truly hope he gets the recognition he so deserves as he’s the best!!! "


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