May I ask whether the bolded pronoun they refer to arts subjects or the students

In a speech yesterday, the Education Minister advised students to avoid arts subjects and choose science or maths if they want to improve their job prospects. In the past, he said, arts subjects like languages and history were chosen by students who didn't have a clear idea of what they wanted to do in the future. He explained that this was because of a feeling that they involved skills that were useful for many different jobs, but he questioned whether this was still true:'Nowadays, we...

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They refers to the art subjects. People don't involve skills, they have/possess/acquire/learn them.

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