Academic and Professional Editing Services

Do you struggle to express yourself in English writing? English is not your first language?

Our Services

We assist students and professionals globally in English (UK and USA) language editing. We facilitate formatting, proofreading and copy-editing of dissertations and theses, as well as business editing.

Copy editing
Copy editing

correct format
Changing of work into the correct format, ensuring that the work is done as per the requirements specified by the institution.
correct format
Sentence construction and restructuring where applicable.
spelling and format
Fixing spelling errors and punctuation.

correct tables
Ensuring tabling is corrected and done as required.

correct tables
Changing incorrectly used words with more appropriate ones.
indexing and auto paragraph
Indexing and auto paragraph numbering done as per specified requirement.
page numbering and
Correcting paragraph and page numbering.

correct tables
Ensure that the work is done in proper English, replacing inappropriate contents.

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In addition:

  1. Provide professional advice.
  2. Elaborate on certain changes that might have been done in order to improve the quality of the work.
  3. Check that referencing is done correctly and contained or removed in the list of references

Business documents include the following:

  1. Reports
  2. Business profiles
  3. Contracts and agreements
  4. Curriculum Vitaes
  5. Assistance in publishing books

We also do translations in the following languages:

  1. English
  2. German
  3. French
  4. African languages
  5. Afrikaans

About Me

Liza Marx, our director and team leader, established the initial AQdemic Editing Services in 2005. She is a professional with more than 20 years' experience dealing with researchers and students at various academic establishments. She was an employee of the National Research Foundation (South Africa) from 2005 – 2011. Prior to this, Liza worked at Medunsa and the University of Pretoria, the CSIR, Telkom and BMW. She is also a member of SARIMA (South African Research and Innovation Management Administration) and attended the relevant courses in Research Administration. She also obtained various certificates in attending courses at the institutions mentioned.

Liza obtained her teaching diploma in the eighties and her BA (Unisa) in Public Administration (2010) with distinctions in Communication, English, and Public Administration. She published two books via Lulu – "The Power of Words" and "Age Defined".

Our team consists of experienced editors and authors. We are listed on the websites of the University of Pretoria and UNISA as academic editors.


Universities and institutions who used / uses our services

Cape Peninsula University (CPUT)
Central University of Technology (CUT)
Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
King's College London (KCL)
Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA)
Milpark Business School (MBS)
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)
North-West University (NWU)
Regent Business School
Rhodes Business School (RBS)
Stellenbosch University (SUN)
The Da Vinci Institute
The Department of Transport (Government)
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL)
University of Cape Town (UCT)
University of Cape Town (UCT)
University of Fort Hare
University of Johannesburg (UJ)
University of KwaZulu-Natal (Graduate School of Business and Leadership)
University of Pretoria (UP)
University of South Africa (UNISA)
University of the Free State (UFS)
Wits Business School (WBS)

Clients / References

“I Tsholofelo.Lameck.Makgwa,a student at University of Pretoria (Masters Town and Regional Planning) hereby confirm that Elizabeth Gaiduschek, did edit my thesis or dessitation. She did outstanding job and she is very efficient. Regards, Tsholofelo.L.Makgwa”

“RECOMMENDATION OF SERVICE OF LIZA MARX This serves to confirm that as the Creative Strategist at DIGIPAPER CONCEPTS CC, I recently worked with Liza Marx to edit and proof-read the Competition Commission publication. My experience working with her was exceptional. She was very professional, knowledgeable and flexible, especially with tight deadlines. Product delivery is of a high quality and I would recommend her service. Yours Sincerely Melodious Sakarombe (Creative Strategist) DIGIPAPER CONCEPTS” (14 March 2017)(original reference letter available on request)

“Never doubt these guys. Liza has helped me getting my Master Degree. My mark was 52% and after editing raised to 84%. Well DOne! Will use again. Many thanks Ross “

“I would like to say thank you to Liza for proofreading and editing my university assignments. She is doing her work promptly as well as giving good ideas on the writing style. I would highly recommend APES services to others! Irinka”

“Great service, extremely thorough. Ishmail”

“Great proofreader !!! She feels like family after helping me during my period of study in so far. I am currently completing my MA and she has been very helpful (and friendly) with both the quality of work and the timely turnaround. I will be using them again soon far better than other services out there. Benjamin”

“We would like to thank (AQdemic Editing) APES for the excellent job done by editing and proofreading our manuscripts. We were really impressed by the editor’s careful observations and helpful comments, which not only helped enhance the clarity and readability of our work, but also helped us become better writers. The service was very quick and professional, and we could clearly see how seriously they treated our papers. I would definitely recommend APES to all my colleagues! Mr Daniel Ramakube”

“APES really helped me improve my grades, I kept getting low grades due to poor grammar. Liza corrects all the errors in my writing and I get my work back after marking with no mention of having any mistakes. I am now able to pass without worrying about making any grammar mistakes. I would recommend this service if you have any trouble with your writing, they are excellent.”

“I like what you’ve done with my work. The effort in making comments also helps me with future work. Mr Ichindu”

“This service is outstanding and has a very fast turnaround. They not only correct your grammar and spelling but also offer alternatives to help make your work flow more academically, this in-turn reducing your stress levels. With their help, I transformed my consistent low C grades into high As and A+ grades. I owe my newfound qualifications and academic degree to this service. M Mofokeng”

“English is my second language and …..really helped me improve my grades at tertiary level. I would love to recommend them, cheers. ….Maseaphi Mofokeng”


Enquiries – Liza Marx

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