If one can assess the quality of a restaurant's kitchen by examining the state of the toilets, then the service provided by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service must be amazing. Its privies are palatial. Instead of cubicles, each lavatory is housed in a private room the size of the average bathroom. Cosmetics, facial tissues and even a hairdryer are laid on. A spokeswoman said that the design was inherited from the building's previous occupants, Gulf Oil.