A Nelson Mandela University (NMU) student has died following an argument with a friend at the Diggz residence in Port Elizabeth.

It is alleged that two students both aged 19 years, were drinking when an argument erupted.

According to the suspect, the victim Suyasanga Ngesane punched him in the face and stabbed him with a knife.

Both suspect and victim were rushed to hospital with stab wounds.

Police spokesperson, Johan Reeder says the victim succumbed to wounds in hospital.

The suspect is currently in hospital under police guard.