Mafikeng Campus is situated in Mahikeng, which is the capital of the North West Province. The town is surrounded by rural villages governed by the tribal system of authority. Game farming, guesthouses and vegetable farming are typical economic activities in the area.
The Mafikeng Campus was formerly known as the Mmabatho Manpower Centre. There are currently 1609 students enrolled at the campus. The campus offers training in nine workshops including a carpentry workshop.