Careers advice is available from a trained counsellor. STAR courses are arranged for senior students; STAR tasters for juniors.
Exchange Programme: The school has established links with schools in other countries. A number of students have the opportunity to spend time in overseas schools each year. In return, Hamilton Girl' High School is host to students from these schools. A range of Exchange organisations such as AFS, Rotary, ASSE, NZIIU provide further opportunities for interested students to experience life in other countries, or to host overseas students.
International Students: Hamilton Girls' High School is a member of the International Student Programme of Hamilton and welcomes students who qualify for enrolment under this scheme. International students make a valuable cultural contribution to the school and the Hamilton community and their presence and friendship broadens the perspective of our students.
Old Girls' Association provides a continuing link between past and present. The Association is very supportive of the school.
Student government: All fifth year students are considered to be student leaders. Each year elections are held for a Head Girl, Deputy Head Girls (x 2), President and Deputy President of Student Council, President and Deputy President of Ka Awatea, Sports Captain and Deputy Sports Captain, Arts Captain and Deputy Arts Captain, Academic Captain and Deputy Academic Captain, Student Representative on the Board of Trustees and House Captains. These students provide leadership and are positive role models for others. The Student Council is a student voice in school matters and is involved in raising money for a number of ventures which benefit all students. Popular events managed by the council are school socials, which are held in conjunction with Boys' High, and mufti days. Ka Awatea, (Maori Student Council) deals with issues and events which involve Maori students such as Kapa Haka, Nga Manu Korero, Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori. The Sports Council assists with Athletic and Swimming sports and the school Cross Country competition.