Student, University of Sydney, School of Law
Victoria Broomfield is a penultimate year law student from the University of Sydney and is due to commence a United Nations internship in January 2012 in Yerevan, Armenia. As a legal intern at the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre, she assisted in drafting the responses of the Australian Child Rights Taskforce to questions posed by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to the Australian NGO delegation in Geneva. She is also a paralegal in an employment law firm and a student volunteer at an inner city legal centre.
A member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, Victoria achieved a Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (Honours) from the University of Sydney, participating in a semester exchange at Uppsala University in Sweden in 2008. In 2009, she completed her honours thesis, which explored the historical evolution of the cultural phenomenon of ‘tipping’ in the United States.
Victoria is a keen traveller with experience navigating through Russia, Europe, South- East Asia, Mexico and North America. She recently volunteered as a teacher’s aide at a school for disadvantaged children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and enjoyed teaching English to Italian High School students on her gap year in Tuscany.