University of Manchester.
Earlier in her life, Mirza was a science teacher in a secondary school and taught Dizzee Rascal, now a rapper. Stand-up About a year into her stand-up comedy career, Mirza gained United Kingdom-wide publicity in the months when the world was coming to terms with the September 11, 2001 attacks. This was because at this time she would begin with the deadpan remark, "My name is Shazia Mirza.
At least, that"s what it says on my pilot"s licence".
In April 2007, she presented a documentary on British Broadcasting Corporation Three called F*** Office, I"m a Hairy Woman. Journalism Mirza has been a regular columnist for The Guardian since 2004.
She now has a regular column in Dawn News, www.DAWN.Com, published on a Saturday. 2003, The Observer lists her as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy.