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Academic Editing and Proofreading Services for

Overseas Students

Australia is a world centre of English-language education and for English-language academic editing.

Elite Editing offers specialist academic editing and proofreading services to undergraduates, postgraduates and academics throughout the world. Our PhD-qualified editors are experts at preparing documents for submission in Australia, as well as internationally. They are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help you meet your deadlines.

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Editing excellence

Your academic career is your future. So this is the last area in which you want to sacrifice quality over cost or integrity over convenience. Certainly, you have the choice of a myriad of editing companies in your country and around the world. But not all editing services are created equal. Elite Editing is Australia’s largest and most prestigious academic editing service, and we are among the top editing firms internationally for polished, professional and word-perfect work.

We’ve served thousands of customers from all over the world, including ItalyChinaEuropethe UKAsiaCanadathe USA and more.

Academic Success

The Best Service You Can Get

Constant Availability

Academic editors on hand 24/7, 365 days of the year.

Trusted Reputation

University professors, lecturers & tutors recommend us.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Our academic editors work until you are happy.

Absolute Delivery Guarantee

We never miss a deadline, or our copyediting is free.

Australian-based Elite Editing is your answer

You can engage Elite Editing with absolute confidence because we are an Australian company. That means you benefit from many service advantages, such as:

Native English-speaking editors: Every editing project we take on is delivered by editors who have English as their first language. We only employ editors from Australia and New Zealand. That means we know the distinctive English language, grammar and nuances inside out. So we communicate your work in word-perfect English.

Handpicked, highly qualified editors: At Elite Editing, we take our name seriously. Our stringent editor recruitment process ensures only the most outstanding editors join our team. We are Australia’s finest academic editors.

Established academic integrity: Australia’s education and editing industries are regulated for your protection. As editors, we are accountable for the quality and delivery of our services. So you can be sure of a superior editing service, guaranteed.

Easy access: Forget lengthy delays or limited support due to time zone differences. Our editors are available 24/7, 365 days of the year. That means we work to your times—not our own.

Road-tested experience: We have edited all levels of academic work for academics and students all over the world. We know the unique challenges overseas clients face in securing quality editing. We work to ensure you get precisely what you need.

Academic editing services for everyone and every project

Whichever stage you are in of your academic career, you will be facing complex writing, referencing and formatting requirements. Whether you are an undergraduate, a postgraduate or an academic, Elite Editing can help. We deliver outstanding results at affordable rates with our:

Since all of our editors are also academics themselves, we take our editing service one step further, coaching you on how to improve your academic writing. We return your completed document with a personalised letter explaining our changes and providing detailed advice. Our feedback will help you improve your own command of the English language and academic writing style.

Concerned about cost or currency conversion?

Don’t be. Elite Editing considers that premium editing services should be affordable to all students and academics. We keep our prices as low as possible, while still ensuring our highly qualified editors are paid fairly. Certainly, we provide the best value for money available. It simply isn’t possible to find another firm that is able to provide the same quality and scope of service for a lower price.

You can choose to pay us via:

  • PayPal, which automatically performs the relevant currency conversion
  • credit/debit card, which automatically performs the relevant currency conversion
  • international bank transfer, which will need to be made in Australian dollars.

For more information about payments or for quotes in your home currency, please contact Elite Editing today.

Elite Editing: The intelligent choice

  • World-class, PhD-qualified academic editors reviewing your work
  • Constant availability – academic editors on hand 24/7, 365 days of the year
  • Experienced coaching – expert guidance to improve your academic writing
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee – our academic editors work until you are happy
  • Absolute delivery guarantee – we never miss a deadline, or our copyediting is free
  • Fast, accurate academic editing – special Urgent Service meets your tightest deadlines
  • Value for money – best possible academic editing for lowest possible price
  • Upfront pricing – clear quotes and inclusions at the outset mean no surprises
  • Road-tested academic editing – see our testimonials from satisfied clients
  • Trusted reputation – university professors, lecturers & tutors recommend us
I had my 70,000-word PhD thesis edited promptly and to an exceptional standard by Elite Editing. It sped up my completion date and helped me finish on time, which is the most important thing. The service was fantastic with excellent communication; so I was informed at each stage of the process. I would recommend Elite Editing to everyone, especially those who are close to completing their thesis.
Dr Susannah Ritchie
PhD (Law and Management), La Trobe University
Thank you for the services provided with editing my PhD thesis. Your professionalism and high quality work were greatly appreciated and helped make this stressful time for me easier and more manageable. Quick turnaround times and a high level of service and communication made this a valuable and smooth process for me. I would definitely recommend your services to others for PhDs, manuscripts or other important writing.
Dr Kim Dalziel
Senior Research Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia

Our Editing Team

We are proud to introduce our stellar academic editing team. As Australia’s largest academic editing service, we have too many editors to list them all here. These are the profiles of a small selection from our large group of talented editors.

Dr Ellen McRae has extensive experience as an editor, scholar and translator. She has worked as an editor for over 25 years, both in-house and as a contractor.

Dr Ellen McRae


Managing Editor

Rachel Wheeler is a long-time member of the Society of Editors (WA) and the Institute of Professional Editors, and has extensive experience in academic, public policy and postgraduate student thesis editing.



Managing Editor

Dr Sherilyn Goldstone has 12 years of experience in biomedical research, and has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the specialist literature.



Senior Editor

Dr Avan Stallard is the author of two books, Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent (academic history) and Spinifex & Sunflowers (literary fiction), along with various academic and popular articles.

Dr Avan Stallard, Elite Editing



We're here to help!

If you have any questions at all about our services, please don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll be happy to help. 

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