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 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.

  • Wed, February 21, 2018 11:00 AM
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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: Expat Repatriation

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 “Expat Repatriation” which impacts both old and new members. Not many people anticipate the reverse culture shock when you return to your home country. Learn some tips and tricks on how to survive repat.

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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