Zoe is a 4th year Law/ International Studies student, majoring in International Relations. She was a recipient of the Overseas Study Program auxiliary academic scholarship, and for the past year, Zoe has been studying in Lyon, France. She took a number of interesting French law courses, and was able to develop her interest in the legal processes of the European Union and the interaction of international and domestic law.
Whilst on exchange, she was able to gain some valuable experience working for a judge in the Manchester County and Family Court. Upon her return to Australia, she has recently commenced work as a paralegal at National Australia Bank.
Zoe enjoys mooting and was a grand finalist in the 2013 UNSW Intermediate Mooting Competition. She has also just participated in the 2015 Shine Lawyers National Torts Moot, where her team was also a grand finalist.
Previously, Zoe has worked as a study skills presenter to high school students and a rowing coach. This semester she will begin volunteering as a Student Legal Education presenter, teaching legal modules to high school students.
She is active in student life both within the law school and on campus generally. She has participated as a law society peer mentor, law camp leader and yellow shirts volunteer. In her spare time, Zoe enjoys playing sport and has played netball for a number of years.
Having just returned from her year in France, most of Zoe’s time is now spent dealing with cheese, croissant and 2 euro wine withdrawal symptoms.