A university in Indonesia is allowing YouTuber students to bypass entry exams if they fulfil certain criteria.
The Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta (UPNVJ) will offer places to those with at least 10,000 subscribers, if they produce ‘quality content’.
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It’s unclear what is meant by ‘quality content’, but the university has offered some insight to their reasons for recruiting successful content creators on the platform: encouraging creativity and technological know-how in preparation for a high-tech future.
YouTube is the world’s second most-visited website, after Google.