15 February 2016 - The bust of Jan Smuts at Smuts Hall on UCT's campus has been spray-painted red by protesting students during the Shackville movement over lack of adequate student accommodation.
JOHANNESBURG - A new wave of vandalism has hit the University of Cape Town (UCT) and this time students have spray-painted the statue of Jan Smuts at Smuts Hall.
The bust of Mrs Barnard Fuller at Smuts&39; sister residence, Fuller Hall has also been vandalised.
The campus is currently the site of a new movement, dubbed Shackville in protest over the lack of accommodation for students.
A corrugated iron and wood structure was erected on UCT&39;s upper campus.
Protesters brought beer crates and a braai stand to cook food next to the makeshift shack at the bottom of the Jameson steps.