Josiah Fajardo

Josiah is in his fourth year of study towards a Bachelor of Laws and Civil Engineering and a Diploma of Language Studies majoring in Spanish.

Throughout 2015 Josiah worked as a research student on on a data compilation and analysis project with the UNSW Water Research Laboratory. He has begun 2016 working as a Summer Scholar with National ICT Australia and as Director of Policy Submissions for the UNSW Law Society Social Justice Portfolio. In the future he hopes to combine law and engineering to secure the right of access to basic infrastructure for people in developing countries.

Josiah was a recipient of the Dean’s Award for the engineering component of his degree in 2014 and 2015, and was on the 2015 UNSW Law Dean’s List for his achievement in Crime and the Criminal Process. In 2014 he received the Law Society of NSW Prize for best performing student in stage 1 of their law degree.

In his spare time, Josiah enjoys singing, playing, and writing music, and reading about, talking about, and doing things related to biblical perspectives on global poverty. He also plays squash and dabbles in computer programming.