The society runs an internal Slack team for all current members and graduates. What is Slack? Slack is essentially IRC on steroids.
Sign up with your university issued email address (<studentID>@abertay.ac.uk) at abertayhackers.slack.com
You can download the cross platform (Win, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android) Slack apps here
If you have any issues contact Mikey or any of the committee.