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upReach proud to announce new partnership with Nomura for aspiring undergraduates from low-income backgrounds

upReach are delighted to announce a new partnership with Nomura to further extend the charity’s support for undergraduates from less-advantaged backgrounds to help them access top graduate jobs. upReach works closely with high-potential undergraduates on a 1-to-1 basis, providing a personalised programme of support to help them develop their employability skills and build their network Read More

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upReach calls for £300m Independent School Pension Levy to end the teacher recruitment crisis and boost social mobility

An estimated 2000 teachers leave state schools to teach in the private sector every year (net). Teachers at private schools benefit from a pension subsidy estimated to be £500m. On a day when eleven thousand BHS employees have discovered that their jobs are at risk and pensions will likely be cut, the true value of Read More

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IFS report shows that getting more students from low income backgrounds into university is not enough to solve the UK’s social mobility issue,

The head of a charity that helps graduates from poorer backgrounds to get well-paid jobs has today called for the Government and the HE sector to support students to get more out of their degrees. The Chief Executive of upReach has made the call in response to research published today by the Institute for Fiscal Read More

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John Craven has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of upReach

The upReach Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that John Craven has been appointed as the charity’s new Chief Executive, and will take up position in January 2016. Under John’s leadership upReach will continue in its mission to support outstanding undergraduates from less-privileged backgrounds to secure top jobs, working in partnership with universities and Read More