Did you know, YouTube is the world’s second-largest search engine after Google? Today, YouTube is not just for entertainment. It is more than just fun. In such a technological world, there are no longer restrictions to learn only from textbooks or libraries. Videos have become a frequent option to gain knowledge about new things. When we talk about videos, YouTube is what comes first to everyone’s mind. In this article, we will discuss the Top 10 YouTube channels for college students.
The Top YouTube channels for College Students
This article is the Part 2 series of the Top YouTube channels for college students. If you haven’t seen Part 1 of this series, I highly recommend you to check that first. Below is the Part 1 link-
Now let’s go ahead with this new list of top 10 YouTube channels for college students.
1. TED Talks
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a non-profit organization that features the best talks spreading ideas, normally in the form of short videos (typically less than 18 mins). More commonly known as TED talks, it is an international community where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives.
Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design – also science, business, global issues, the arts and more. It organises different events and conferences around the world to educate people on multiple topics in more than 100 languages.
YouTube channel link – https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks
One of the most popular Ted Talk video –
Also, there is a special youth version of TED talks – https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxYouth
TED-Ed (TED – Education) is a separate YouTube channel where the community creates educational lessons worth sharing with the mission of spreading great ideas. It consists of animated educational videos created by talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed website.
Here is one of the TED-Ed latest videos: Why are airplanes slower than they used to be? – Alex Gendler
Simplilearn is one of the world’s #1 online bootcamp focused to help people acquire skills they need to thrive in the digital economy. Their award-winning online Bootcamps are designed and updated by 2000+ renowned industry and academic experts.
Through individual courses, comprehensive certification programs, and partnerships with world-renowned universities, they provide millions of professionals and thousands of corporate training organizations with the work-ready skills they need to excel in their careers and businesses.
Joined since 29th October 2009, Simplilearn YouTube channel has crossed more than 1.16 million subscribers with over 79 million views.
One of its latest and popular video link –
3. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
There are a lot of YouTube channels that make animated science videos. But Kurzgesagt creates some of the most beautiful and unique animated education videos. You can check it for yourself. The channel has more than 15.3 million subscribers and over 1.43 billion views. It consists of interesting videos related to science, humans, future, universe and space, and many other cool stuff.
Here is one of Kurzgesagt latest videos –
4. National Geographic
National Geographic doesn’t need any specific introduction. It is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what’s possible. The channel’s main purpose is to inspire people to care about the planet!
Joined from 7th May 2006, they have more than 17.9 million subscribers with over 4.58 billion views. Their weekly YouTube schedule include:-
Sunday: History & Culture
Friday: Fun Facts
Saturday: Travel & Adventure
One of its popular video link –
5. Sandeep Maheshwari
Sandeep Maheshwari is a name among millions who struggled, failed and rushed ahead in search of success, happiness and contentment. He is one of the popular (especially among youths) motivational speakers in India. Just like any middle-class guy, Sandeep Maheshwari too had a bunch of unclear dreams and a blurred vision of his goals in life. Dealing with ups and downs, it was time that taught him the true meaning of his life.
And once discovered, he consistently kept resigning from his comfort zone and to share the secret of his success with the entire world. It is this very urge of helping people and doing something good for society that inspired him to take the initiative of changing people’s lives in the form of “Free Life-Changing Seminars and Sessions”.
There are many popular videos of him, one of such video is –
Alux.com is the largest community of Luxury & Fine Living enthusiasts in the World. Alux, a worldwide recognized authority when it comes to ranking the most expensive things in the world and frequently referenced in publications such as Forbes, USAToday, Wikipedia and many more as the Go-To resource in terms of luxury content!
Alux.com is more than a “magazine”, it is a social platform where people passionate about what it means to live an elegant, beautiful and successful life, come to enjoy, share and discuss their own take on luxury.
One of its popular videos –
7. Improvement Pill
Improvement Pill is dedicated to providing important ideas that help you change your life. Each video is designed to inspire, motivate, or teach you self-improvement concepts. It consists of animated type videos for their audience. The channel has over 125 million views and more than 2.49 million subscribers.
Here is one of its latest and popular video –
8. Minute Physics
Minute Physics YouTube channel is dedicated to providing simple and easy to understand physics and other science concepts to their audience. They use one of the notable animations to capture viewers attention. Joined on 20th June 2011, they have over 481 million views and have more than 5.35 subscribers.
One of its popular videos –
9. Real Engineering
Engineering is a fascinating subject where its applications are used in our daily lives. Real Engineering gives interesting and practical answers to simple questions. They explain the maths and physics behind how all things actually work. The channel shares the world’s most interesting engineering concepts. It has more than 3 million subscribers with over 264 million views.
It’s one of the most popular video –
10. Easy Languages
Easy Languages are a non-profit project aiming to help people learn languages through authentic street interviews. Their videos show local language and culture in natural, everyday situations.
Each episode has a specific topic and is produced in one of our many partner countries around the world – Mexico, France, Vietnam, Russia, Egypt, to name a few. They add subtitles in both the local language and English for easy understanding to their audience.
One of its popular videos –
YouTube has become an immensely popular social platform. Right from a school kid, college students or even their grandparents, people of all ages use YouTube to learn and gain knowledge about new things. These are not just the only 10 YouTube channels to learn something new for college students, there are many others too. Explore your interests, skills and knowledge through such free videos and spend quality time on YouTube.
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