Welcome to Seoul

New to Seoul? Adjusting to life in Seoul can be difficult at times. Come to a Newcomers event to meet new friends and learn some helpful tips for navigating life as a foreigner in Korea.


Meet & Greet

This social hour is a great time to mingle with fellow newcomers and long-time SIWA members. It's a great opportunity to learn more about SIWA and what's happening in Seoul.

K-orientation

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series, exclusive to SIWA members, will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier. Find out how to call a taxi, find a bus route, get a points card to your local grocery store, and more.

Upcoming Events


Event Date
SIWA Meet and Greet in October

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

  • Tue, October 24, 2017 11:00 AM
  • Register
K-orientation: Banking in Korea

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier in Korea. In this orientation we will focus on banking in Korea. 

  • Fri, November 10, 2017 10:00 AM
  • Register
SIWA Meet and Greet in November

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

  • Tue, November 21, 2017 11:00 AM
  • Register
K-orientation: Reading Hangeul

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier in Korea. In this orientation, we will focus on learning Hangeul, the “Korean Alphabet”.

  • Fri, December 8, 2017 10:00 AM
  • Register
SIWA Meet and Greet in December

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

  • Tue, December 12, 2017 11:00 AM
  • Register
K-orientation: Emart and Points Card

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier in Korea. In this orientation we will focus on grocery shopping.

  • Fri, January 12, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Register
SIWA Meet and Greet in January

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

  • Tue, January 23, 2018 11:00 AM
  • Register
K-orientation: KakaoTaxi for Beginners

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier in Korea. In this orientation, we will focus on the iPhone app called KakaoTaxi.

  • Fri, February 9, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Register
SIWA Meet and Greet in February

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

  • Tue, February 27, 2018 11:00 AM
  • Register
K-orientation: Survival Korean for Taxi

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier in Korea. In this orientation, we will focus on tips and Korean phrases useful for taking a taxi.

SIWA Meet and Greet in March

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

K-orientation: Reading Hangeul

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier in Korea. In this orientation, we will focus on learning Hangeul, the “Korean Alphabet”.

SIWA Meet and Greet in April

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

K-orientation: Emart and Points Card

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier in Korea. In this orientation we will focus on grocery shopping.

SIWA Meet and Greet in May

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

K-orientation: KakaoTaxi for Beginners

Non-Korean speakers may experience many challenges here. Our orientation series will help you learn vital skills to make your life easier in Korea. In this orientation, we will focus on…

SIWA Meet and Greet in June

Newcomers to Seoul, and anyone who would like to learn more about SIWA are invited to attend our monthly Meet and Greet gatherings. This event is open to both SIWA Members and Non-Members.

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