The perfect partner for your careers outreach programme

Engage with diverse young people from across the UK

Trusted by leading companies

  • Allen & Overy
  • ARM
  • Advanced Therapies Apprenticeship Community
  • Coca Cola Europacific Partners
  • GCHQ
  • Google
  • GSK
  • IBM
  • Publicis Groupe
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • UBS

As an employer, you want to attract the brightest young talent from the widest possible range of backgrounds. There’s a lot of untapped potential out there.

But running an effective outreach programme in-house requires specialist expertise and extensive resource. That’s where Uptree can help.

We’re already engaged with thousands of young people in schools across the UK. And we want to get you all talking.

Benefits of working with us

Connection V3

Connect with a diverse audience of engaged young people
Focus your recruitment outreach towards our UK-wide network of motivated, enthusiastic students, many from low-income or BAME backgrounds. We work directly with schools, which means we can target specific groups more effectively.


Better outreach at a lower cost
Leverage our know-how to deliver outstanding schools and universities outreach, education programmes, recruitment or diversity initiatives as cost-effectively as possible.

Our Student Outreach Calendar highlights the optimum time to engage with young people.

Success V2

Supercharge your recruitment
Become the employer of choice and hire better, more diverse talent. We’ll help you meet them face-to-face, create unique apprenticeship opportunities and build a talent pipeline for the future.

Face to face

Leave it to us
Our comprehensive range of outreach services makes it easy and simple to partner with us. Just consider us an extension of your team.

Why work with us

We’ll help you find your talented, diverse workforce of the future. Many of us have an Education background, which helps us connect with schools and parents more easily. At the same time, we understand your needs as an employer.

Our innovative and collaborative approach to outreach will help you recruit the hidden talent you’ve been looking for.

  • 290,000+ UK student reach

  • 53% female

  • 31% free school meals

  • 607 partnered schools

Figures correct as of February 2024

Developing your careers programme

  • Use our digital platform to showcase your company to our network of young people. Tell your story, post opportunities and bring your employer brand to life.
  • Work with us to deliver unique events and work opportunities designed to make you an employer of choice for young people.
  • We'll provide innovative data and post-event reporting to give you key insights into your audience and help quantify your impact.
  • You'll have a dedicated account manager who'll work proactively to help you make the most of every outreach opportunity.
  • Staff training will help you upskill your employees, empowering them to deliver better outreach in-house.
  • Understanding the best time to engage with students has been key to attracting talent to MBDA. By holding application masterclasses and work experience events that fit with the academic calendar, we’ve been able to connect with students when they’re most focused on their careers. Alison Poulton, Recruitment Advisor, Early Careers at MBDA
  • Will I ever stop banging on about how amazing Uptree are? Probably not. If you’re an early-careers employer you really need to know! Anna Malan, Community and Inclusion at Arm
  • Our work with Uptree has connected us with talented young people through work experience events, helping us to engage with female talent and promote career opportunities within our company. Lauren Hillier, Early Careers Recruitment Specialist at Schroders
  • We really value the relationships Uptree has with schools and students, as it gives us the opportunity to reach people we wouldn’t be able to otherwise. Kelly Markwick, Graduate and Student Recruitment at IBM
  • Uptree used their specialist knowledge and deep experience to help shape an impactful attraction strategy. They were responsive, thorough and most of all, cared about getting the best possible results for the programme and the individual candidates involved. It was a first rate experience Jo Olsen, Talent Director at LIDA

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