Reach Society

Building Connections
Founded in 2010
A member of the Council of Leaders, The COL
A member of Fair Education Alliance, The FEA

Reach Society News

CV Review Clinic

Summer Leadership Academy


Glasgow University Summer School 2020

The Glasgow University Sutton Trust summer school is a week-long residential programme running between 5 and 10 July 2020. Senior high school students are invited to experience life at the University of Glasgow through participation in lectures and seminars and academic support sessions.

The 10th Year Celebration

Reach Society has just entered its 10th year and in 2020 it will be celebrating this milestone by honouring not one but four major contributors by showcasing their biographies on our website

Forthcoming Events

  • 28/02/2020 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House)
  • 27/03/2020 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
  • 07/04/2020 10.00am - 9th Careers Conference (Russell Square)
  • 24/04/2020 6.30pm - 10th Year Networking Conversation (at Palestra House tbc)
The main objectives of the networking programme in the Reach Society are to generate amity between Black professional men.
Representation ImageThe representation programme: Connects Reach Society role models with young people, and in particular Black boys and young Black men, to inspire them;
Recognition AwardsThere are two sets of recognition awards - one for self development, which will be awarded to children and young adults; and the other for extra-ordinary contributions and long service to Reach Society.


Lloyds Bank Community Fund, 2012 Regional Winner
City & Islington College, 2014 Community Partner
BITC Race Equality Award, 2016 Highly Commended Award Winner

Building Services Engineering Scholarships at Alpha BSE

Alpha Building Services Engineering Ltd (Alpha BSE) is delighted to announce two scholarships which will be offered in conjunction with Reach Society during the 2019-20 academic year.

This scheme is the first scholarship scheme offered by Alpha BSE, which aims to support young British adults to gain vocational skills and establish a career in the building engineering industry.

Alpha BSE is one of the leading building services engineering vocation skills training providers in London. Since 2002, the company has trained thousands of young men and women and skilled professionals to gain employment, creating a positive impact on the development of crucial infrastructure and building services industry.

The scholarship is available to young adults, age18 years and over, who want to study for a career in the construction and building services sector. With this scholarship, you could complete a City & Guilds Plumbing or Electrical Level 2 Diploma course worth up to £4,300.

"We are passionate about developing talent in young adults, to bring the best out of them all in order to help build our community. As a successful provider of technical vocational skill education in London, we are very proud to be working with Reach Society to provide training and experience to work-ready young adults to help them to achieve progressive and meaningful outcomes," Says Mr John Budu-Aggrey, Managing Director of Alpha BSE and Patron of Reach Society.

Alpha BSE will sponsor two full scholarships under City & Guilds Plumbing Study Level 2 Diploma and Electrical Installation Level 2 Diploma, including full tuition fee and certification costs.

You are eligible to apply for the scholarships provided:


  • You are interested in Plumbing or Electrical Installation
  • You are 18 years old and above
  • You have GCSE or equivalent qualifications


The application deadline is the 31 August 2019. To request electronic copies of the application form, all interested candidates should contact Dr Dwain Neil at Reach Society via – [email protected]

Completed application forms should be returned to the above email address no later than the 31 August 2019.